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Beach clean up

A group of 44 students from UWC Adriatic in collaboration with an organisation from Lignano Sabbiadoro (about 1h away from our College) worked on a beach clean up activity on…

Esperienza Carsolina: cheese making workshop

Our CAS activity ‘Esperienza Carsolina’ is a social service and creative activity we offer to local primary school children. Out students prepare fun and interactive sessions, where we learn through…

From vegetarian Fridays to a vegetarian policy

A follow up article to the one we wrote in Fall 2023 about the urge to reduce meat consumption… At UWC Adriatic we are shifting from considering sustainability a mere…

Mi illumino di meno – National Day for Energy Saving and Sustainable Lifestyles in Italy

M’illumino di Meno is the ‘National Day for Energy Saving and Sustainable Lifestyles’ in Italy and was created in 2005 by Rai Radio 2 (Rai is the Italian national broadcasting…

Simple Steps to Reduce Our Digital Footprint

Submitted by Stephanie Douglas Have you ever wondered how much energy is being used to store and save those 50 copies of the same  picture of you and your friend in front of a smoothie stand in slightly different poses?  Where are all of our photos, files, etc. stored and…

SuSTYLEability Event: A Sustainable Fashion Extravagance by Green Pioneers for Sustainability

In a world where even a simple outfit takes over 15,000 litres of water to produce, equivalent to taking 317 showers, the need for sustainable fashion has become more urgent than ever. Recognizing this urge, the Green Pioneers for Sustainability (GPS) extracurricular at LPCUWC organised an extraordinary event last year—SuSTYLEability.…

Another Brick in the Walls of a Sustainable Future

Sara Yding Lindquist sara24@lpc.uwc.edu.hk / sarayding@gmail.com  _______________________________________ Reduce, reuse, recycle. We have all heard the three rs, the game rules of sustainability. It’s a tacky alliteration, reminding us of the small steps we should take every day towards a green existence. But are those three words enough? Do they possess…

Kayaking at LPC

by Katrin Jurgens Kayaking is a popular activity at LPC, making the most of the coastal surroundings and natural beauty of Hong Kong. During the sessions students carry kayaks down to the local bay and venture into the surrounding Tolo Harbour. Students developed a greater environmental understanding, as kayaking is an…

Peace COP Day 2024

Dora Kovac As part of the Peace COP day, which took place on January 18 here at the LPC, various activities were offered to explore and promote the concept of peace. One of these activities was the construction of insect houses, a creative way to create a home for our…

Green in Action during Project Week

Green in Action by Seoyul Choi Project Week is a one-week trip where students engage in personal challenges and community services. One of the project weeks in 2023 was a sustainability-themed trip, ‘Green in Action’. Some key activities during the week are as follows.    Urban Mushroom Farm  A visit…

Celebrating Community and Culture Sustainably

UWC Thailand prides itself on hosting events that celebrate diverse cultures and foster community spirit. However, we recognize the environmental impact these gatherings can have. Our Sustainability Steering Group is…

Climate Week 2023 in Netherlands

For the third year, UWC Maastricht has joined the national celebration of Climate Awareness Week. From 30 October to 3 November the Eco-Team brought to our community’s attention the ongoing Climate Crisis by proposing daily challenges; hosting an exhibition of works by MYP students in the reception area of Secondary;…