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Sustainability at UH - Our Earth Week 2023

Our Earth Week 2023

Invest In Our Planet

Get Inspired. Take Action. Be a part of the green revolution.

For Earth Day 2023, we need to act (boldly), innovate (broadly), and implement (equitably). Businesses, governments, and citizens — everyone accounted for, and everyone accountable. A partnership for the planet.



Check out the activities below that you can get involved in:

Date & Time

 Activity & Location


Sign up?

Monday 17th April


Our Earth Week challenge

LRC Foyer DH

Drop by our stall to play our game and learn how you can get involved in Our Earth Week.  N/A

Tuesday 18th April



Hedgehog Survey Training

F321, Wright Building CL

Do you want to help identify whether there are any hedgehogs on campus?  Come along to this training session run by Hedgehog Friendly Campus and help us reach our Gold Award.  Yes

Wednesday 19th April


Litter pick

Meet at Mercer building CL

 Come along to our litter pick to keep Herts tidy and protect campus wildlife. N/A

Wednesday 19th April


 Hedgehog pompom making

Multi Faith Space  (opposite the Common Room) DH

 Create your own hedgehog pompom with the guidance of our wonderful Chaplain. Refreshments provided.   N/A

Wednesday 19th April


Allotment session run by Groundwork UK

- Allotment plots CL

 Learn gardening skills and help create a flourishing green space on campus  Sign up

Wednesday 19th April


Film night

V221 Enterprise Hub DH

Join us as we watch an inspiring film about Our Earth. Refreshments provided.   Yes

Thursday 20th April


Biodiversity Walk

Meet outside The Oval CL

Come along and explore the biodiversity of our campus with Dr Alla as our guide.  Yes

Thursday 20th April


Quiz night

V221 Enterprise Hub DH

 How much do you know about Our Earth? Come along and find out. Prizes up for grabs! Yes

Friday 21st April


Earth Day Challenge

Forum Foyer CL

Come and play our Earth Day challenge and find out how you can invest in our planet.  N/A


DM us or email us ( with your Earth Day Pledge to be entered into a prize draw to win some ethical chocolate! Why not try reducing food waste, joining litter pick events or travelling to destinations by walking/cycling?  Entries close Friday 21st April at 3pm.  Let's see how many pledges we can get!


Use the below links to discover how you can make a positive difference to our planet:

- Daily habits to live sustainably on LinkedIn Learning

- Sustainability as an innovation opportunity on LinkedIn Learning

- The employee’s guide to sustainability on LinkedIn Learning


Other useful links:

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