Promoting Fair Trade at the University

Fairtrade soccer balls for University Sports, fairtrade coffee and bananas in the cafeteria ... and close cooperation in committees. Luise Tegeler, Judith Meder and other students campaigned for greater fairtrade awareness at the University of Bonn for two years. Now as the two are finishing their master’s degrees, they are passing the torch. on to a next ‘generation’.

Reusable no-deposit tableware made by Relevo—for more sustainability at campus cafeterias

In the 2022/23 winter semester, Studierendenwerk Bonn is rolling out a new app-based re-use system devised by Relevo in University of Bonn cafeterias.

Doing Twice as Much Good: Plogging Now Offered at the University

Plogging combines collecting trash with jogging. In other words, you get the good feeling of making the world a bit of a better place while also doing something for your own health.

How much plastic do soils contain?

Not only in the sea, but also in our soils there is "invisible" plastic - nanoplastics to be precise.

Where do the ingredients for your chocolate, smartphone and clothes come from?

The Department of Communications of the University asked Dr. Jorge Gonzales from the Center for Development Research about it.

Green Learning Workshop opened in the Botanic Gardens

It is set to run age-appropriate programs that will enable children to discover the diversity of plant life in a fun way and embark on their own research projects.

CO2 Labels at the “Mensa im Hofgarten”

“How big an environmental footprint does our food actually have?"

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