Green Week

Green Week

Monday 04 February 2019

9am - 7pm

University Campus

Event Description:

Green Week for 2019. Celebrating and Educating everyone on the best practices and great work done by Students, The University and the Students Union.

To find out what happened last year - Click Here. 


Green Week 2019 Events:

Monday 4th

  • Design Society, Sustainable Art Exhibition, UPSU The Little room – All day
  • EnviroSoc – Litter Pick (The Hoe), Midday

Tuesday 5th

  • Sustainability Fair, UPSU The Big Room, 12-4pm
  • Attendees:
    • People & Planet Society
    • Advice Centre UPSU
    • Student Development UPSU
    • Freebie / Pledge / Feedback Stall 
    • Plymotion (PCC)
    • EcoBrick
    • Sustrans
    • SU Shop
    • EcoTins Sale
    • Surfers Against Sewage 
    • Devon Wildlife Trust
  • UPNC EcoBricks – Build Bottle bricks with you plastic waste, UPSU The Big Room, 12 - 4pm
  • SLV Micro Volunteering – The Little Room, 2-4pm

Wednesday 6th

  • Dr Bike, SU Roof (Bike repairs) – Book by emailing
  • Guided Cycle Ride of Plymouths Ethical Businesses, 2pm-4.30pm - SU Roof Meet – Book by emailing
  • Build Your Future Conference – Sustainability Session, PSQ 2 – 6pm
  • Sustainability - Resilience & Grit (part of the Build Your Future Conference) - PSQ A109, 4-5pm
  • Sports Clubs – Vegan Match Teas
  • Litter pick at Central Park: meet on top of the SU at 2pm with the Plymouth Biology Society
  • Litter pick as you run through Saltram: meet outside the Hive at 1:30pm with the Athletics Club – all levels welcome
  • Debris dive: meet on top of the SU or at the Waterfront to dive and collect debris with the UPSU Scuba  
  • SLV Tree Planting – Signup with Volunteering
  • Mount Batten beach clean: meet on top of the SU at 12pm or meet at Mount Batten Beach at 1pm with the MBS, the Marine Science Society UPSU and the Student Minds Plymouth
  • Pick litter as you paddle at Royal William Yard with the SUP club

Thursday 7th

  • EnviroSoc - Litter Pick (Central Park), Midday
  • Marine Biology society – Litter Pick, Central Park, 2pm
  • The Green Conversation, Environment & Sustainability Forum – The Little Room, 5.30pm – 7pm
    • Speakers:
    • Environment & Sustainability Forum
    • Surfers against sewage
    • UPSU Football M
    • Ecosia Search Engine – UPSU L Football
    • UPSU Netball
    • UPSU Lacrosse
    • People & Planet Plymouth
    • Marine Bio
    • Concert Band
    • UPSU Hockey M F
    • + adhoc attendees
  • Debate Society – Green Week Debate, 6pm RLB 206-207
  • Jam House Special – Weapons of Sound, UPSU – 8pm, late

Friday 8th

Throughout Week:

  • Vegan Menu at UPSU
  • UPSU Plastic Free Challenge
  • National Student Money Week
  • Advice Competition
  • Swap Shop Collection, The Hive 1-3pm Mon-Thursday


SU Shop:

  • Offer 10% of any salvage sweatshirt
  • Be selling the green week water bottle for £2.50 saving £1.00 from the usual £3.50
  • Give a free Jack beans hot drink to anyone who purchases one of our new blue re-use cups



Event photography and video

Please be aware that some of the University of Plymouth Students’ Union events may be attended by UPSU approved photographers and videographers, for capturing content to be used in UPSU and University online and offline marketing and promotional materials, for example webpages, social media or flyers. If for whatever reason, you or a member of your group, do not wish to be photographed, please make yourself known to staff working at the event on arrival or to the photographer.