Curtin Uni students honour Earth Hour with week of sustainability activities

The Pink Van owner Lexie Goerling, of Attadale, hands a free coffee to Curtin University’s properties, facilities and development planning director Rocio Bona, of Shelley, during Earth Hour celebrations.
The Pink Van owner Lexie Goerling, of Attadale, hands a free coffee to Curtin University’s properties, facilities and development planning director Rocio Bona, of Shelley, during Earth Hour celebrations.

UNI STUDENTS in Bentley celebrated Earth Hour and its sustainability message with a series of festivities last week.

People armed with reusable cups were rewarded with free coffees on Friday, when The Pink Van arrived to encourage people to avoid throw-away coffee cups.

A special Earth Hour stall offered food markets and a native species gardening workshop plus a candle workshop on Wednesday, March 21.

The Creative Quarter Cycle Hub launched on the Thursday to offer secure storage for about 200 bikes.

The hub includes wash, change and locker facilities and the open roof deck above the hub is accessed via an eye-catching sloping roof of green turf plus a lift.

Earth Hour is officially a lights-off event that was promoted across the globe on March 24, for an hour from 8.30pm.

To coincide with that, the university held Astrofest at Curtin Stadium on Saturday to celebrate astronomy and star gazing.

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