Past Events

Live GREEN 2019 (5 - 6 June)

World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated every year on 5 June to raise global awareness on taking positive action in protecting the environment. To echo the WED this year, PolyU will run a series of activities that calls upon the university community to reflect on our duty towards the environment. 

Live GREEN 2019 Polyfoam Collection GreenCoin Day Lunch Talk: Hong Kong Forest and Vegetation
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Polyfoam Collection

Collection Period: 5 - 6 June 2019

Collection Points & Time: 

  1. Communal Student Canteen (3/F, Communal Building) | 5 & 6 Jun: 10:30am - 4:30pm

  2. VA Student Canteen (G/F, Shaw Amenities Building) | 5 Jun: 7:30am - 8:30pm; 6 Jun: 7:30am - 5:00pm 

*For the polyfoam in large quantities or bulky, please contact Campus Sustainability Office in advance.

All collected polyfoam will be sent to Missing Link - Polyfoam Recycling Scheme 迷失的寶藏: 發泡膠回收行動

What to recycle: 

Polyfoam collection guideline

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Chance to earn bonus Coins on GreenCoin Day (5 - 6 June 2019)

Welcome to the GreenCoin community and don’t miss the great chance to earn rewards with the GreenCoin app even faster! Bring-your-own (BYO) food/beverage containers for takeaway meals at the Communal Student Canteen (3/F, Communal Building) or drop a clean plastic beverage bottle into the Reverse Vending Machine (RVM) at podium level, Shaw Amenities Building (VA) to get up to 6 bonus Coins on 5 and 6 June 2019!

Access everything easily and get rewards at your fingertips with the GreenCoin app!

Terms and Conditions apply.

  • only for current PolyU staff and students
  • users can get three (3) bonus Coins each day if he/she performs any Coins-earning activities and obtain Coins via the in-app GreenCoin scanner on 5 and 6 June 2019
  • eligible Coins-earning activities include: (i) perform a valid transaction with BYO food/drinks containers at the Communal Student Canteen (3/F, Communal Building), (ii) recycle a clean plastic bottle via the RVM at podium level, Shaw Amenities Building (VA)
  • every user is entitled to obtain up to six (6) bonus Coins in total
  • bonus Coins will be credited to the user’s GreenCoin account before 11:59 p.m. of 14 June 2019 (Friday) Hong Kong time
  • the scope and details of this campaign is subject to change at any time without prior notice
  • Coin records with the GreenCoin platform server are final
  • Campus Sustainability Office (CSO) reserves the right of final decision in case of any disputes
  • GreenCoin Terms and Conditions apply



Lunch Talk: Hong Kong Forest and Vegetation 香港森林與植被

Date: 6 June 2019 (Thursday)

Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm

Venue: V312 N001

Speaker: Dr. Xoni Ma, Founder and Education Director @Outdoor Wildlife Learning Hong Kong

Language: Cantonese

*Sandwiches and drinks will be offered to successfully registered participants. Please bring your own cup/bottle.


Enrollment: Click here

Deadline of enrollment: 30 May 2019


Sharing Info 分享會介紹 (Chinese only)
Speaker bio 講者簡介 (Chinese only)
馬昀祺博士 Dr. Xoni Ma 
基於其對環境教育的投入,馬博士榮獲「香港大學學院知識交流獎2015」、「Roadshow綠星級環保大使2016 (專業組)」、「北美環境教育學會 EE 30 Under 30 2017」以及「嶺南大學卓越知識轉移獎2019」。



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