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
The independent documentary From the Waste Up not only highlights the impacts of plastic pollution, but empowers people to prevent it through the lives of 19 people attempting to live plastic free for one year
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
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
We hope your exams went well and that you’re making the most of the holidays! While we’re taking a bit of break ourselves, we’re also slowly getting ready for Semester 2. It's only 2 weeks before orientation! USC Eco will take part in O’Week at the Sippy Downs and Fraser Coast campuses again this semester, and we’d love … Continue reading Call for O’week volunteers
Nature elevates the human spirit. It ignites passion, inspiration, creativity and purpose. And it's the driving force behind why more than a quarter of a million people participate in National Tree Day each year. Celebrate Mother Nature and get your hands dirty! Maleny: Saturday, 29 July, 10:00am to 12:00pm Coolum: Sunday, 30 July, 8:00am to … Continue reading National Tree Day
We're ramping up! We're getting busy! We need your help! If you're keen on getting involved and the idea of hands-on involvement in our existing and upcoming projects rocks your boat, let us know! We're looking for members to become more engaged with all the organising work needed to pull together awesome events and successful … Continue reading Call out for volunteers
USC Eco will hold its annual general meeting on Wednesday 5 April at 12pm (week 6) at the Student Guild. We'll run general elections for 2017 Co-Directors to form the USC Eco Board of Directors, so make sure you're there if you want to try it out or want a say in who will lead the club this … Continue reading USC Eco annual general meeting
The Community Nature Conservation Program is ran by the Sunshine Coast Council and supports the community to conserve and restore our natural environment in council reserves. If you want to take part into restoration work, such as planting and weeding, there are many community groups on the coast you could join!
As the world population is set to reach over 9 billion by 2050, the global food demand is expected to increase by 70%, particularly in developing countries where meat production will rise by up to 58% from today (FAO, 2009). Experts actually predict the cost of food will rise significantly by 2030 as a result … Continue reading Fight climate change from your kitchen table!