Students 'Go Green' to promote sustainability - The Worcester Observer
Online Editions

18th Aug, 2022

Students 'Go Green' to promote sustainability

Lorna Morris 3rd Mar, 2016 Updated: 19th Oct, 2016

STAFF, students and even toddlers at the University of Worcester got involved in a week of green activities to promote the importance of sustainability.

The annual Go Green Week saw a range of events hosted across the University’s campuses, including a photography exhibition, cooking demonstrations, nature trail and free rides in a student-powered Pedicab.

Students taking the Introduction to Sustainability elective module organised the week’s activities as part of their assessment, creating a different theme per week day including nature, travel, food, energy, re-use, recycle and more.

To promote more sustainable travel, there were sales of discounted bus tickets, bicycle repair workshops and the University was also loaned a Pedicab, by Marcus Sparrow.

Operating a service in Worcester for a number of years, the Pedicab is licenced to carry up to three passengers on a number of routes, including the riverside, Diglis and in the city centre.

Youngsters from the University’s nursery, Unitots, also got in on the week’s action, enjoying a nature trail, musical instrument workshop and a visit to the repair café.

Book an Advert

Book your newspaper advert with our online advert creation tool.

Business Directory

From plumbers, to restaurants, we can provide you with all the info you need.

Public Notices

View and download all of the public notices in the Worcester Observer.


Weddings, Birthdays, Bereavements, Thank you notices, Marriages and more.