Local environmental group, ‘The Final Straw Solent‘ are taking action against plastic pollution that inevitably ends up in our oceans. The group try to minimise the amount of plastic entering our local seas and encourage local businesses to switch to paper straws or reusable fabric bags. An enormous beach clean is being organised to clean up Eastney, where our Institute
The University is hosting a special event to raise awareness of marine plastic pollution and solutions to tackle the problems on Sunday 29 July. See Bin, Sea Change is a free event, open to the public, to raise awareness of the ongoing plastic pollution issue that faces our oceans. This is the second See Bin, Sea Change following a first
During lunch time on the 5th April 2018, CCI Green Team members Anne-Kathrin Reck, Suzanne Demontis, Tessa Foley and Richard Talbot completed a litter pick around the Eldon building. After an hour of litter picking we were able to remove a substantial amount of rubbish from the green areas around the Eldon building. Most noticeable were the amount of cigarette
Fashion Revolution is a global movement calling for greater transparency, sustainability and ethics in the fashion and clothing industry. Find out more at www.fashionrevolution.org The University of Portsmouth are hosting a series of events from the 24th – 27th April including a huge FREE CLOTHES SWAP, public lectures from leading experts and workshops and mending services to raise awareness and
The Next beach clean is planned for the 3rd March 2018. Full details can be found here: Eastney Beach Clean Meet outside the Coffee Cup, Eastney Esplanade, Portsmouth PO4 9GE. All litter picking equipment including gloves are provided. All are welcome, this includes children and dogs on the beach anywhere you like this time of year.
See the bike linked with the scheme in the Eldon building on 29th November between 12:00 – 14:00. The bike will be displayed near the Courtyard cafe if you would like to take a look and get further information. The University of Portsmouth is leading a crowdfunding appeal to bring a Santander bike hiring scheme to Portsmouth by Easter 2018.
Eldon Building – 1st December 2017 – 5pm – 8:30pm The University of Portsmouth Environment Network (UPEN) invites you to the See Bin, Sea Change event on the 1st of December 2017 in the Eldon Building. The event aims to raise awareness and provide answers to questions about the ongoing global issue of marine plastic pollution, as well celebrating the
Next beach clean is planned for the 4th November. Full details on the Southsea Beachwatch Facebook page This November we will meet on Southsea seafront by Speakers corner/ Rocksbys reastaurant. PO4 0SH. We cleaned and surveyed this beach in September and it needs more love! We’ve cleaned at Eastney every month this year and the difference we’ve made really is
If you happen to be hovering around outside the big screening room on the first floor of Eldon West EW1.11 waiting for an event to start, why not have a look at our two new notice boards promoting all things green. Special thanks to Tessa Foley for making it happen and creating a fine display.
BA Fashion & Textiles Students The University of Portsmouth are supporting and celebrating the Fashion Revolution campaign in April by holding a series of terrific events designed to highlight the true cost of fashion. http://fashionrevolution.org/about On 24th April each year, the UK based Fashion Revolution campaign aims to bring everyone in the fashion world together and help to create awareness of