Buy Nothing New Month in October

If we were all painfully honest with ourselves, we could admit that we don’t necessarily NEED each and everything that we purchase. For some, it’s a habit, and for others it’s an essential part of living. But have you ever stopped to consider where our ‘stuff’ comes from and where it goes when we’re done using it? It is not uncommon that we see our … Continue reading Buy Nothing New Month in October

The Patch

Aside from our high level of education, diversity and inclusivity at La Trobe, we are also renowned for our abundance of greenery and outdoor space. Another addition to the sustainability program is the Community Garden- The Patch. Located at the Bundoora, Albury/Wodonga and Bendigo campuses, this is another way La Trobe aims to reduce the impact on the environment. Half way through it’s 11th year … Continue reading The Patch

La Trobe’s Bike Share Program

Here at La Trobe, we are one of the most sustainable and inclusive universities– and here’s another reason why! As part of La Trobe’s sustainability program, we are encouraging the use of environmentally friendly transportation. As a major practise of La Trobe, building a Future Ready Strategy is critical in supporting one of the biggest global issues of today. Our free Bike Share Program is … Continue reading La Trobe’s Bike Share Program

La Trobe’s Hidden Gems: Sustainability Walk

Sustainability is a huge part of everyday life. As we learn more about climate change and what we can do to lessen our impact on the environment. Here at La Trobe, sustainability is a primary focus in everything that they do. Along with these targets are projects like the eco-corridor Nangak Tamboree that protects biodiversity and connects the surrounding communities. Encouraging staff and students to use sustainable transport is another area La Trobe … Continue reading La Trobe’s Hidden Gems: Sustainability Walk