Out and About in Dunedin
Do a Permaculture Design Course through Otago Polytechnic.
Website: Permaculture Design Course
Do a sustainability course
Tel 3 473 9967
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details or to enrol.
Join a community garden project in your neighbourhood.
Join the Transition Towns movement
For details of Transition Towns in the Dunedin area visit:
Website: Transition Towns movement
Help out with community planting or beach clean-up days run by the Department of Conservation and/or community groups.
Volunteer through Volunteer Otago
Website: Volunteer Otago
Support retailers who reduce waste and packaging when you find them.
Support Fair Trade retailers such as Trade Aid, The Body Shop and the OUSA office.
Get a GoBus card and use public transport. See the Transport and Travel page for details.
Support the Regent 24-Hour Book Sale and second-hand book stores.
Use the street recycling bins for disposal of your bottles and cans.
It’s in the bag – use your own shopping bags. If you have to get a plastic bag, reuse it or recycle it in one of the bins at local supermarkets.
Buy pre-loved clothing, furniture and books from one of Dunedin’s many wonderful second-hand shops. T here are several within walking distance of the campus, including St Vincent De Paul on George Street and the Butterflies Hospice Shop on Hanover Street.
Support organic and fair trade cafes, or cafes that sell Keep Cups.
Buy locally made products when you can.