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JANUARY

2024

Zero Waste Cosmetic Workshop & Clothing Swap Event

Hello sustainability friends! ๐Ÿ‘‹๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿ’š ย 

We start the New Year with exciting events! ๐Ÿคฉ

We’re delighted to continue inviting you to our unique and exciting zero-waste workshop and clothing swap event today! ๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ”„๐Ÿ’„๐Ÿงผ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ›โ™ป๏ธ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ’š ย 

A clothing swap lets you refresh your wardrobes, discover new styles, and reduce your environmental footprint while having a great time with friends. ๐Ÿง๐Ÿ‘š๐Ÿ‘–๐Ÿ‘—๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ‘ฅ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ’™

๐Ÿ‘‰ Here, you can refresh your wardrobe, reduce your environmental impact, and have fun with friends! ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ‘š๐Ÿงฆ๐ŸŒฟโ™ป๏ธ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ‘ฅ๐Ÿ’š

Gather clean, gently used items, bring them to our event, and trade them for new favorites! ๐Ÿ‘š๐Ÿ‘—๐Ÿ‘–๐Ÿ”„๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ’Ž๐ŸŒŸ

Enjoy mingling, refreshments, and fashion-forward conversations for a reconnecting and inspiring experience. ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿน๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ‘š๐Ÿงฅโ™ป๏ธ๐Ÿง ๐Ÿ’ก๐Ÿ’ฌ๐Ÿ‘ฅ ย 

๐Ÿ—“ When? On January 11, 3 p.m. ~ 7 p.m. ย 

๐Ÿ“Where? Das schubertNEST, ElisabethstraรŸe 27 ย 

In addition, we offer a zero-waste cosmetic workshop. ๐Ÿ’„๐Ÿงผโ™ป๏ธ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒ

๐Ÿ‘‰ Explore eco-friendly beauty with us! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’„๐Ÿงผ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒโœจ

Learn about zero-waste cosmetics, create your own using organic ingredients, and exchange ideas with fellow sustainability enthusiasts. ๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿง ๐Ÿ’ก๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ”ฌ๐ŸŒฑโ™ป๏ธ๐Ÿ’„๐ŸŒ

โฐ Join us from 4 pm to 5:30 p.m. ย 

Voluntary donations are appreciated for materials and expenses. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’ฐ๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿ’™ย 

๐Ÿ‘‰ Please register for the workshop in advance because we have limited capacity. This is possible until January 10, 7 pm via the link included in the buttom.

โ„น If you have any questions or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact us at communication@graz.oikos-international.org. ๐Ÿ“ฉ

We are looking forward to seeing you there! ๐Ÿค— ย 

Your oikos Graz Team! ๐Ÿ’™

Location: schubertNEST, ElisabethstraรŸe 27

Target group: Students, university staff, and anyone interested in zero waste cosmetics. Also, those looking to refresh their wardrobes, discover new styles, and reduce their environmental footprint while having a great time with friends are warmly welcome!

3 pm - 7 pm (CET)

JANUARY

2024

Together with Books4Life Graz, we are planning our second edition of a book exchange at the University of Graz Library. ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿ‘ฅ๐Ÿ“š๐ŸŒฑโ™ป๏ธ๐Ÿค๐Ÿซ

Come to the foyer of the main library of the University of Graz on Wednesday, 10th of January, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and participate in our book exchange. ๐Ÿ“š๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿ”„๐Ÿ’š

Bring your old books with you and exchange them for new treasures. ๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ’Žโ™ป๏ธ

You can bring any book you want to exchange, whether it is a novel or a university book. The event’s purpose is to reuse books we no longer use. ๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ”„๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿ“–๐Ÿ’š

Find suitable reading material to relax with coffee or tea in your free time. ๐Ÿค“๐Ÿ˜Œ๐Ÿ“–โ˜•๐Ÿต

We look forward to seeing you there! โค

Location: schubertNEST, ElisabethstraรŸe 27

Target group: Students, university staff, and anyone interested in exchanging old books for new treasures!

10 am - 4 pm (CET)

What happened so far...

Uniting for a Greener Future: The Impactful Alliance of oikos Graz and the EU for the EU Green Week 2023 - Empowering the Movement for a Sustainable Future

In line with the Year of Competences, the partner events focused this year on the theme of competencies for sustainable, resilient, and socially fair communities. 

Throughout Europe, partner events were organized by schools, universities, NGOs, government agencies, etc. These events are designed to raise awareness of the importance of environmental protection and the promotion of sustainable lifestyles and to educate people. 

We held two workshops and a talk/discussion on three separate days during EU Green Week.

Digitization and sustainability are considered to be the greatest challenges in the 21st century, but the connection between the two topics has so far received little attention. At our workshop "Aus- und Einwirkungen der Digitalisierung auf Umwelt und Gesellschaft" which we held in German, the influences of digitization on society and the environment were addressed and discussed in depth in an interactive part. 

Climate change is not gender-neutral. It has a disproportionate impact on women and girls worldwide due to existing gender inequalities and power structures. The talk / discussion "Women & Climate Change" not only critically discussed the gender-specific risks of the climate crisis for women and girls, but also how gender equality can be one of the solutions. 

In order to advance global challenges, we need certain skills and qualities to meet them. The Inner Development Goals fill exactly this gap! 

In the workshop "Navigating Complexity through the Inner Development Goals" our goal was to give an overview of the IDGs, why we need to develop these inner dimensions and dive deeper into IDG Thinking.      

We reflected on our thinking skills and how they apply them to our own situations, as well as the opportunities they can offer us to gain these skills and how we can use IDG Thinking to drive change in our daily lives (personal and professional).    

In addition to theoretical input, participants will have the opportunity to deepen these skills in interactive activities.

Cooperation with the first Geco-festival!

We are very grateful to the Geco-Festival Team for the opportunity to participate in the first Grazer Eco Festival (Geco)-Festival 2023 celebrated in June at the Sustainable Shopping Market and to offer the Workshop "Becoming a Sinnflunencer:in"! 

Recently the date for the next Geco-Festival was published and will take place again next year from June 14th - 16th, 2023 at the main square in Graz (Hauptplatz). We are very excited to participate in next year's Geco-Festival! We have this weekend already well noted on our calendar! 

The last Geco-Festival was a great experience to be able to network with people, inform them about what we do at oikos, and a valuable opportunity to get inputs through a list we made to improve projects or collect new project ideas through the general public. We will make sure that all project ideas and improvements will be implemented in the coming winter semester. 

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