Wrapping Up This Semester by Volunteering at CollectMet

Wrapping Up This Semester by Volunteering at CollectMet

This semester, students of KU Leuven joined the volunteers at CollectMet on a number of occasions – helping to cook food on 9 November 2020 and helping to distribute food to the community on 7 and 14 December 2020. Collect Met is an initiative by Serve the City...
4 Apps to Help You Reduce Food Waste

4 Apps to Help You Reduce Food Waste

Did you know that 8% of greenhouse gas emissions come from food waste? By preventing food from ending up in landfills, you could reduce the CO2 that is released when food decomposes. And what if we tell you that you can save a lot of money as well? Here, we’ll share...
9 Easy Things You Can Do To Reduce Food Waste

9 Easy Things You Can Do To Reduce Food Waste

Did you know that the average Brussels resident wastes 16kg of proper food per year? This staggering amount makes households the biggest source of food waste. Such waste is hurting not only our wallets but our planet as well. Growing, processing, transporting, and...
Debate on Nuclear Energy

Debate on Nuclear Energy

This past Tuesday, November 24th, Students of KU Leuven (Campus Brussels) held a debate on the controversial topic of nuclear energy. Should Belgium continue to use nuclear reactors? Is it safe? Is it better for the environment? Here, we highlight the main arguments...
Repair Hub Opening Event

Repair Hub Opening Event

UPDATE 19/10 – Opening event cancelled The Student Repair Hub is kicking off another year with their opening event! On October 21st from 16:00 – 19:00, they will be hosting their first set of workshops on zero waste pumpkin carving and bike tire care and...
Call for projects

Call for projects

The Green Office for KU Leuven is looking for new project managers. Do you want to make a difference? Do you want to join a team of motivated ambitious students who try to make KU Leuven a sustainable place? Pitch your own project idea and we’ll help you realize it....