Have you heard the one about the recycling bin that said ‘Empty Water Bottles Here’? Soon it was filled to the brim with water.
USQ Colleges are known for fun times, shenanigans and attractive residents (but we all know the real studs live at Steele Rudd). What you may not know, however, is that the USQ colleges are at the forefront of interdisciplinary collaborative frugal upcycling. We combine feats of engineering, science and creative arts to synthesise ways to save money and the planet at the same time. What’s not to love? See below for some classic college examples which may or may not improve your life.
Bedside Table: Can’t waste that quality cardboard box.
Bedside Table: Stackable Milk Crates
Stool: I never get tyred of this
Cardboard Shelves: Stay Classy
Record Bowls: Just pour boiling water on the record and bend into your preferred shape
Anti-Procrastination Hats: Just Kidding, these were the biggest procrastination ever
But seriously though, the USQ Environment Society and the Lily pad (next to Subway at the Toowoomba Campus) are the go-to for recycling, local working bees, bush walks and environmental projects.
Did you know that if you take the sustainability pledge you could earn yourself a Keep Cup? Pledge here: http://www.usq.edu.au/about-usq/about-us/environment-sustainability/pledge
The USQ Environment Society would also love to have you as a member. USQES does some fantastic work on the Steele Rudd community gardens and run monthly bushwalks. Check out their Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/USQES
Have a great week! And remember…