Moving to a new city, especially abroad, can be a challenging and stressful experience! This is especially true when one has a lack of detailed information, knowledge and guidance about the city, its community life, and its offerings. Furthermore, it is even more difficult when one chooses to try and live in a sustainable way. This lifestyle requires a lot of research and exploration to … Continue reading G.R.E.E.N. Scavenger Hunt
photo © Daniel Meas While out and about in Graz, one can see several bicycle messengers carrying big thermally insulated backpacks zipping through the traffic in the city. Velofood is an example of one such company that runs a delivery service which supplies customers with delicious dishes from over 60 selected restaurants in Graz. The food is always packed in biodegradable packaging while delivery is … Continue reading Interview with Jonathan Stallegger
A group of students enrolled in the Joint International Master Programme in Sustainable Development have taken on the project to create a fine art exhibition on the globally pressing challenge surrounding waste. The objective of the exhibition was to raise awareness on the issue of waste as a critical environmental and sustainability concern through self-expression in the art fields. The exhibition was named after the … Continue reading Combining Sustainability with Art: The Kachara Waste Awareness Exhibition
We noted before about our excitement for the three events we organized as part of the series “Back to the Roots.” This time, we want to share with you how the events went, and some of our learnings for potential future students interested in hosting similar events. First off, we organized this series as part of the Social Competences class for second year students of … Continue reading We did it! “Back to the Roots”
Ever feel like it’s tough to wrap your head around what sustainability is really about? Well, so do we! We decided to gather a bunch of folks and explore some local issues, to try and find some answers! Continue reading On Wine Tastings and Power Plants
The Social Competences team is proud to announce their “Sustainable Student Welcome Guide”– a handy resource for incoming students here in Graz to “get off the ground” during their first few weeks in this wonderful city. Continue reading Sustainable Student Welcome Guide
Join Sustainers Graz as we host a locally-sourced cooking class, a screening of the film ‘The True Cost’ combined with a clothing swap, and a mend-your-own clothes workshop. Read on for full details! Continue reading Back to the Roots
Looking for some great tips on how to celebrate the holidays while supporting local businesses and products? Read on, dear friends! Continue reading Holiday Season in Graz!
University and Around Mountainous and vegetational scenery, industrial infrastructure, delicious food, friendly people, temples and castles all are features of Hiroshima prefecture. Hiroshima University (HU) is located roughly a 40 minutes’ train ride away from Hiroshima City, in the municipality of Higashi-Hiroshima which has a population of about 185,000. From old times, the region is famous for its sake brewing. The university’s campus is very … Continue reading Hiroshima – Exchange Experience
Howdy current and former Sustainers! We’re looking for YOUR tips to update the Sustainable Graz City Map 🙂 Read on to access our quick questionnaire and add your favorite tips! Continue reading Paging Sustainers: We Need Your Tips!