A list of everything King’s is doing for sustainability week

#MakeADifference this week


It’s pretty well known that sustainability is a hugely important matter nowadays.

From the 10th to 14th of February King’s are putting on a selection of workshops, discussions and events with a sustainability theme.

This annual sustainability week aims to educate and empower people to make small changes in their lives that will have a big impact on the environment.

We've gathered a list of all the sustainable events taking place this week.

All Week:

Charity Book Sale

6th floor, JCMB, Waterloo, 09:00-16:00

Monday 10th – Wednesday 12th Feb

Swap shop

The Studio, Bush House (SE), 10am-10pm

Aiming to tackle the growing environmental impact of fast fashion, this clothes swap is a fun and sustainable way to recycle your old clothes and get a whole new wardrobe completely for free!

Tuesday 11th Feb

Valentines charity bake sale

Central Hall, St Thomas’ Hospital, 12:00-16:00

Pop down to St Thomas’ to eat some delicious cake while helping to raise money for the charity Toilet Twinning and fund a project in a poor community that will enable families to build a basic toilet, have access to clean water and learn about hygiene.

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A Green Threaded Corridor: Tree Art Workshop

Arch, Guy’s Memorial Garden, 12:45-14:00

The Lost Girl: workshop with Climate Museum Founder

The Arcade, Bush House (S), 17:00-18:30

King's Think Tank Debate: Post-Brexit Environmental Regulations

The Studio, Bush House (SE), 18:00-20:00

Wednesday 12th Feb

Sustainability Pop-up

KCLSU Hub, Denmark Hill, 11:00-13:00

Gardening @ King's Community Garden

Back of Henriette Raphael/Addison House, Guy’s campus, 12:00-16:00

'Greta Fundberg': Learn to pitch your sustainable project ideas to the King's Sustainability Projects Fund (SPF)

2.03 Bush House (SE), 15:30-17:00

Vegan Sushi Class

Great Dover Street Apartments (GDSA) Café, 18:30-20:00

Thursday 13th Feb

Sustainable Living Communities: Panel Discussion

KCLSU hub, Denmark Hill, 12:00-14:00

Hear from King’s researchers, Extinction Rebellion Representatives and zero-waste shop staff members on how changing your habits can have a positive impact in overwhelming times of climate crisis.

The Lost Girl: Artist Tour

The Arcade, Bush House (S), 13:00-13:45

Waves for Change (S.Africa): Can't Steal Our Vibe film & workshop

Harris Lecture Theatre, Hodgkin Building, Guy’s Campus, 15:00-17:00

Join the charity Waves for Change, KCL Surf Soc and King’s Sustainability for a film screening of ‘Can’t Steal Our Vibe’ and a short workshop on the links between well-being and the natural environment.

Charity Fashion Show by KCL Fashion Soc

The Great Hall, King's Building, Strand, 19:00-21:30

This year's theme is HOUSE OF VISION and the show showcases looks from students, recent graduates and young brands. Ticket's range from £7-£13 and all profits will go to the British Fashion Council Fashion Trust and Environmental Justice Foundation.

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Friday 14th Feb

Fairtrade & Vegan bake sale

Henriette Raphael reception, Guys Campus, 11am-til cakes are gone

Bird Feeder Workshop

Seminar room 11, IoPPN, Denmark Hill, 12:00-14:00

Sustainability Speed Date

The Arcade, Bush House (S), 12:00-15:00

A fun opportunity to meet and network with researchers, artists, students and professionals who are researching, working, and studying in the field of sustainability from King’s and beyond.

Going Around in Circles: Circular Economy Workshop with Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Edmond J. Safra Lecture Theatre, Strand, 16:30-19:30

Pub Quiz: LOVE your planet

The Vault, KCLSU, 20:00-21:30

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