Go Green Salford 2015

Go Green Salford 2015 incorporated Fairtrade Fortnight, Student Volunteering Week and Climate Week. It was a fortnight of events, giveaways and learning opportunities.

Go Green Salford Launch - Monday 23 Feb

We launched Go Green Salford in the foyer of Maxwell. We had the pedal powered bike for people to make their own smoothies, we had informations about events throughout the two weeks, we gave out chocolate samples and told people what Fairtrade is all about!

Ready, Steady, Cook Salford - Wednesday 25 Feb

Four teams of two took on the Ready, Steady, Cook challenge and made a main course and dessert purely with Fairtrade, local and organic produce provided by us! 
Judging panel: 

Green Impact Staff and Student Volunteer Celebration - Thursday 26 Feb

Twenty staff and student Green Impact volunteers met in the Old Fire Station for Faritrade cake, coffee and tea and participated in a discussion about what they have achieved with Green Impact so far!

Fairtrade Film Screening - Friday 27 Feb 

We held a lunchtime screening of the short film Fairtrade Matters, highlighting stories of tea producers in Malawi. 

Blackout Information Session - Tuesday 3 March 

We held a well attended session on the upcoming Blackout audit for both staff and students. 

Uni-Cycle Reuse Stall - Monday 2 March - Friday 6 March

Uni-Cycle is a social enterprise that reclaims items that would have otherwise been thrown away from across the campus and makes them available to you at bargain prices to save money and reduce your impact on the environment. Uni-Cycle held a stall during Climate Week. Contact Hannah at  hlk@uni-cycle.org.uk for more info on the project.

Climate Pledge - Monday 2 - Friday 6 March

The University of Salford Union put in a great effort getting a number of people across their office to pledge a change they can make for the climate and they won a collection of Fairtrade goodies for their efforts!