Green Campus

Green campus initiatives at Mayo, Letterfrack and Galway campuses

GMIT Summer Galway Campus

We are delighted to announce that the GMIT Galway campus (Dublin Road, Galway) and GMIT Centre for Creative Arts & Media (CCAM in Galway City) are officially registering for Green Campus status.

Of course, our Mayo and Letterfrack campuses have already achieved Green Campus status.  In fact, GMIT Mayo was the first Institute of Technology in the world to be awarded the status of Green Campus by The Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) and An Taisce in 2011.

The aims of the GMIT Green Campus project are to:

  • Raise awareness of environmental issues
  • Take practical actions under the Green Campus themes

 

GMIT GREEN CAMPUS DAY, 2018

This year's GMIT Green Campus Day will be held on Monday, 24th September, 2018.

Ativities for the day at GMIT Galway campus, Dublin road, Galway will include:

 

Opening

  • Official Opening by the Minister of State for Rural Affairs and Natural Resources Sean Kyne, TD.

 

Workshops/Tours

  • SEAI Energy Upgrade Grants Workshop
  • Voice Recycling Workshop
  • GMIT Green campus tours
  • Electric/Hybrid Car Demonstrations

 

Exhibitors

Exhibitors on site between 10am and 4pm include:

  • Barna Recycling
  • Coke Zero Bikes
  • Ecological Building Systems
  • Galway County Council
  • GMIT Environmental Society
  • GMIT Letterfrack Green campus
  • GMIT Mayo Green campus
  • ProAir
  • Refill Ireland
  • SEAI
  • Toyota Electric Cars
  • Voice Recycling Ambassador Programme

 

For more, see our recent Press Release (14th September, 2018)

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