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Dunn School celebrates Green Festival during Great Big Green Week

The Dunn School of Pathology celebrated the UK’s Great Big Green Week with a vibrant Green Festival from 8-16th June 2024. The festival featured a range of activities promoting environmental sustainability and community engagement.
The Dunn School's Green Festival during Great Big Green Week 2024

Photo montage of the Dunn School’s Green Festival 2024

Highlights included a clothes swap, a bake and cook sale with surplus food from local stores, and a plant and seed swap with donations from B&Q. Refill stations for eco-friendly products, supported by lab suppliers, were popular among attendees. The Bike Doctor clinic on the 13th  June offered free bike repairs to promote sustainable transport.

On 12th June, representatives from NEB and Appleton Woods gave talks on sustainable laboratory products, followed by a lunch and tours of the school’s green initiatives. Dunn School staff and students responded enthusiastically, participating in swaps and making donations. Proceeds went to Oxford Mutual Aid.

The Dunn School Green Group, who organised the event, continues to raise awareness about climate change, highlighting the impact of small, everyday actions. The festival showcased the power of community collaboration in driving positive environmental change.

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Find out more about the department’s very active and multi-award winning Green Group.

Find out more about The Great Big Green Week, the UK’s biggest ever celebration of community action to tackle climate change and protect nature.