Sustainabilty week

From 8 to 12 March, the Green Faculty Commission of the Faculty of Science and Medicine at the University of Fribourg will be organising various activities as part of the Sustainability Week.

 Sustainability questionnaire

Participate in the questionnaire and potentially win a small gift.

The questionnaire will be put online on 8 March.

 Activities

Monday, March 8th

 Lunch Discussion: How to reduce and better manage waste at the Faculty?

 Monday, March 8th at 12:00-13:00

Hosted by the members of the Green Faculty in charge of the issue of waste and non-renewable resources.

Are you interested in the way waste is dealt with within the faculty? Do you have questions about waste management or ideas of improvements? Or maybe you would just like to hear about some of the work the Green Faculty Commission is doing? Then join us for an online Zoom Lunch where you will learn about our working group’s thoughts and ideas and will be invited to share your own! This is an opportunity for you to get to know us, engage with us, and share your own comments and suggestions.

A short presentation by our members will be followed by an open discussion with members of the faculty on the matter of waste.

Join the discussion!

Tuesday, March 9th

 Environmental humanities lunch: The commercialization and ethics of wildlife: selling nature to save it?

 Tuesday, March 9th at 12:10-13:05

Hosted by Antje Schlottmann (Frankfurt), Olivier Graefe and Ivo Wallimann-Helmer

Join the panel discussion!

Wednesday, March 10th

 Lunch Discussion: How to reduce the Faculty's electricity consumption and carbon emissions?

 Wednesday, March 10th at 12:00-13:00

Hosted by members of the Green Faculty in charge of emissions and electricity and water consumption.

Are you interested in the faculty’s carbon emissions? Do you have questions about its water, heating and electricity consumption or ideas of improvements? Or maybe you would just like to hear about some of the work the Green Faculty Commission is doing? Then join us for an online Zoom Lunch where you will learn about our working group’s thoughts and ideas and will be invited to share your own! This is an opportunity for you to get to know us, engage with us, and share your own comments and suggestions.

A short presentation by our members will be followed by an open discussion with members of the faculty on the matter of water, heating and electricity consumption, as well as carbon emissions.

Join the discussion!

Thursday, March 11th

 Lunch Discussion: How to reduce the environmental impact of food at the Faculty?

 Thursday, March 11th at 12:00-13:00

Hosted by members of the Green Faculty in charge of food.

Are you interested in the environmental impact of food eaten at the Faculty? Do you have questions about food offers or ideas of improvements? Or maybe you would just like to hear about some of the work the Green Faculty Commission is doing? Then join us for an online Zoom Lunch where you will learn about our working group’s thoughts and ideas and will be invited to share your own! This is an opportunity for you to get to know us, engage with us, and share your own comments and suggestions.

A short presentation by our members will be followed by an open discussion with members of the faculty on the matter of food’s environmental impact.

Join the discussion!

Thursday, March 11th

 FREE plant-based cooking workshop: simple and eco-friendly recipe!

 Thursday, March 11th at 18:30-19:30

Are you interested in cooking in an environmentally-friendly way but have no idea how? Would you like to reduce your consumption of animal products but don't know any simple recipes? Or would you simply like to share a friendly moment cooking with other people online?  

Then sign up now for this FREE plant-based cooking workshop organised by Green Faculty as part of the 2021 Sustainability Week. Spaces are limited! 

Register alone or with friends/colleagues and discover healthy and sustainable meal the whole family will enjoy 

Gluten-free option available. 
Max. 15 participants. Registration until March 5th.

Register for the workshop!