Sustainability Week 2023: The Events

Learn the events put on by us, societies and the wider Heriot-Watt community for Sustainability Week

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Next week is Sustainability Week 2023, this is an annual week of celebrating the efforts that Heriot-Watt do for sustainability.

You can find the events that are being held/ we’d like to promote below:


Monday 30th

Vintage clothing Fair in Zeros

To get Sustainability Week off to a flyer we have organised for the Vintage Fair to come down today. With a range of vintage clothing and retro streetwear, this is one not to miss.

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Third Finger Up Halloween "A Night to Die for"

This event is ran by Heriot-Watt alumni with 25% of the profits going to fund conservation projects in Indonesia and Gambia.

More information and tickets here


Tuesday 31st

Vintage clothing Fair in Galashiels

Again, kicking of Sustainability Week in Gala we have the vintage fair full of cool, retro clothes.

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Repair What You Wear

Join Zero Waste Hub (by Shrub Co-op) in Meeting Room 1 to get help mending your own clothing or to learn how to sew!

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Wednesday 1st

Keep-Cup Drive

In collaboration with the Sports Union, we’ll be giving out branded reusable cups for you to reuse and cut down on single-use waste!

Paint Your Own Tote Bag

Ran by Art Society, head down to Zeros in the Student Union and let your imagination go crazy when designing your own tote bag. We’ll supply all the materials and equipment!

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Friday 3rd

Knit and Crochet session in Gala!

Join the Gala Knitting and Crochet Soc today at 2pm in the Thread for some Knitting and crocheting!

Hooks, needles, and yarns provided, along with free teas, coffees and snacks!

We have no rules against using your own stuff if you have it so feel free to BYOY (Bring Your Own Yarn)

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Engineering Net Zero Conference

Held by the Net Zero and the Chemical Engineering society, their conference includes talks from industry leaders around sustainability in their field.

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