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Starting a waste free lifestyle

USC Eco have decided that with our members having so much knowledge and potential to offer that we would start sharing posts more often! To start us off for 2018 we thought we would share our top tips to living a waste-free lifestyle. My biggest struggle in transitioning to this lifestyle was the amount of … Continue reading Starting a waste free lifestyle

2018 Co-director nominations are now open!

Calling all expressions of interest! With the 2017 co-directors on the move it is now time to say goodbye and usher in a new team for 2018! Expressions of interest are officially open and we welcome anyone who is dedicated, passionate and eager to get the ball rolling for 2018 to nominate themselves. In 2017, … Continue reading 2018 Co-director nominations are now open!

30 Tips for reducing your carbon footprint and demanding climate action

Take control of your contribution to greenhouse gas emissions and demand decision-makers lead climate action with these tips. 1. Speak truth to power. Lobby your local, state and national government representatives to support policies that mitigate climate change. 2. Support climate action organisations. Support groups to take action on your behalf or by volunteering with … Continue reading 30 Tips for reducing your carbon footprint and demanding climate action

Free screening of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

USC Eco and Good Harvest Organics come together to bring science students and enthusiasts alike, a documentary screening of An Inconvenient Sequel (2017) during USC's 2018 Semester One O-Week. Members of USC Eco will be introducing the film, drawing on first-hand experiences and local opportunities for us to better understand and practice climate action here on … Continue reading Free screening of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

Plastic Pollution Trivia Night

Think you know your waste facts? Challenge your friends and family to a night of Plastic Pollution Trivia, this Saturday night at the Alex Headland SLSC. Compete in groups (formed on the night or as per your group booking) to win reusable prizes from The Source and Maple St Co-Operative valued at over $250. Questions … Continue reading Plastic Pollution Trivia Night

Noosa Biosphere Day volunteer opportunity

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY! Noosa Community Biosphere Association are looking for volunteers to help with Noosa Biosphere Day: Date: Monday 2 October 2017 Time: 10:00am-3:00pm Noosa Biosphere Reserve Foundation is partnering with Noosa Community Biosphere Association to celebrate 10 years of their UNESCO MAB Reserve with Noosa Biosphere Day 2017. USC students are invited to get involved … Continue reading Noosa Biosphere Day volunteer opportunity

Meet our new members and find out what’s happening in Semester 2, 2017

It's been almost two months since the World Environment Day Festival at Cotton Tree. How time flies! We had an awesome day, promoting our campaigns, networking with local environmental groups and meeting a bunch of great people! After a short break, we're back and ready to go again. We met some new faces at O'Week … Continue reading Meet our new members and find out what’s happening in Semester 2, 2017