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Earth Hour at UWA

Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Staff and students celebrated Earth Hour last weekend in an effort to reduce their power consumption on campus and college grounds.

Almost 200 staff pledged to reduce UWA’s power usage over the entire Earth Hour weekend by shutting down their computers and diligently switching off lights, air-conditioning and equipment before leaving their workplaces.

Earth Hour logo

Switch off for Earth Hour and Win

Monday, 21 March 2011

Earth Hour, the environmental campaign created in Australia and taken up by the world, will take place this Saturday 26 March, when participants from over 128 countries will take the collective action of ‘lights out' for one hour at 8:30pm.

Earth Hour logo

Earth Hour photo competition

Monday, 21 March 2011

This Saturday, participants of the global environmental campaign, Earth Hour will take the collective action of ‘lights out' for one hour at 8:30pm.

UWA would like to recognise students and staff who attend an Earth Hour event by inviting them to send in their event photographs.

Cleaning up Matilda Bay Reserve. Photo: Magdeline Lum.

Who do you call? UWA litter busters!

Tuesday, 8 March 2011

An army of litter-busters descended on the Crawley campus and neighbouring Matilda Bay Reserve last Friday morning armed with gloves and bags as part of the University's Clean Up Australia Day team.

Guy Armstrong was the winner of a $500 voucher at Glen Parker Cycles Nedlands

Winner in bike giveaway announced

Monday, 28 February 2011

Congratulations to Guy Armstrong, the winner of a $500 voucher to spend on a bike or bicycle equipment at Glen Parker Cycles Nedlands.

Win a $500 bike at O-Day

Thursday, 24 February 2011

Sustainable Development is offering O-Day visitors the chance to win a fantastic prize of $500 to spend on a bike or bicycle equipment at Glen Parker Cycles Nedlands.

Operation Clean Up

Friday, 18 February 2011

More than 90 UWA staff have elected to join forces this Clean Up Australia Day to banish rubbish from the Matilda Bay Foreshore and Crawley campus.

Electric Lotus in drive for sustainable transport future

Friday, 19 November 2010

A high-performance sports car, converted to run on renewable energy with a maximum speed of around 200km/hour and a range of 110km, was launched at The University of Western Australia today.

Deep-water project to provide safe, clean energy

Monday, 2 August 2010

The world's multi-billion dollar oil and gas industries will benefit from a new research project aimed at securing long-term, safer and cleaner forms of energy.

Fiona Gibson

Half would pay for recycled water

Monday, 21 June 2010

In an online survey seeking information on Perth people's preference for expanding the drinking water supply through a second desalination scheme or a recycled water scheme, a natural resource economist postgraduate student at The University of Western Australia found that Perth's population was split into two camps. 

UWA’s Sustainable Development Planning Workshops

Thursday, 18 March 2010

The Vice-Chancellor Advisory Committee for Sustainable Development is moving forward with the establishment of the University's Sustainable Development strategic directions for 2010 - 2013. The next workshop is on Recycling, to be held 24 March.

UWA at forefront of recycling on campus

Tuesday, 8 September 2009

The University of Western Australia is leading the State in recycling as the first West Australian University to sign up for a national program, Do the Right Thing, Use the Right Bin.