Organizations and intiatives

greenactive flyer v2.inddThuis Wageningen   

Thuis is a social hub and communal living room. Our motto: EVERYBODY is welcome! We focus on social innovation on a local scale. We are a platform for (your) ideas, initiatives and talent.   THUIS is based on sharing; every one contributes in their own way and capabilities. We are open 6 days a week and we host activities, lectures, and workshops almost every day.

Simply drop by, have a tea, and get to know us: Stationsstraat 32, Wageningen

http://www.thuiswageningen.nl

 

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Creative Community Garden

Come join us on Sundays at the “Creative Garden”. Let’s create together, have fun, share food and knowledge, learn, and use urban agriculture and permaculture techniques. Located at the organic farm Hoge Born, welcoming students and non-students!

http://www.creativegarden-wageningen.org

 

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Wageningen Student Farm (WSF) (students only)

Wageningen Student Farm is a new association that organizes project to help students gain practical experience with production systems involving plants, animals, and other organisms. We especially aim to reduce inputs and waste by creating efficient interaction between project.

http://wageningenstudentfarm.nl/

 

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Foodsharing Wageningen

Foodsharing Wageningen is a team of motivated volunteers who fight food waste locally since 2014! Our mission is to save and share food that would otherwise be thrown away, to raise awareness about food waste, and propose easy solutions.

https://www.facebook.com/FoodsharingWageningen/

 

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Green Office Wageningen (students only)

We are the green heart of Wageningen UR. We make it an inspiring and 100% sustainable place to work and study. Our goal is to give people access to sustainable option in their workplace.

http://www.greenofficewageningen.nl

 

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Wageningen Environmental Platform (WEP) (students only)

WEP promotes a sustainable lifestyle among students by organizing events like excursions and lectures and by promoting local initiatives. We manage a secondhand study bookshop and local organic bag service. We also support students who come up with initiatives of their own.

http://www.wageningenenvironmentalplatform.nl

 

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Stichting RUW (students only)

RUW foundation organizes lectures,debates, excursions, and workshops at the Wageningen University. We give students the possibility to expand their knowledge and form an opinion on food production & consumption, urban-rural relations, (sustainable) resource management among other issues.

http://www.stichtingruw.nl

 

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OtherWise

OtherWise aims to connect science and society by facilitating learning experiences in the field of agro-ecology and the right to a livable environment. By giving a voice to grassroot organisations and supporting alternative ways of thinking, we aim to democratise knowledge.

http://www.st-otherwise.org

 

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S&I (students only)

S&I is the Student Council Party for Sustainability and Internationalisation active in the Student Council and WUR-Council of Wageningen UR where we represent the interests of all students. We are are also working on issues like education quality, transparency, equality and dynamic student life.

http://www.siwageningen.org

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FossilFree

FossilFree Wageningen aims to challenge our ties with fossil fuel companies. Our solution for a sustainable development is stimulating the transition towards green energy alternatives. We organize information sessions, workshops, hold creative actions and lobby for divestment.

http://www.facebook.com/FossilFreeWageningen/

 

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Future For Nature Academy

Future For Nature Academy is a platform where young, motivated students and graduates meet and built a network in support of nature conservation. FFN Academy organizes regional activities to promote and facilitate conservation activism.

http://www.futurefornature.org

 

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Stichting Boerengroep (students only)

Stichting Boerengroep (Farmers Foundation) aims to connect the university (students, research, education) with the reality and challenges of farmers and peasants (-movements) in order to shed a critical light on the worldwide food production chains.

http://www.boerengroep.nl

 

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DWARS -Groenelinks Jongeren Wageningen

DWARS is a political youth organisation affiliated with GroenLinks. GroenLinks is a left party wing and considers environmental issues a priority. Departments DWARS Wageningen aims to inform and discuss about (local) political issues.

http://www.wageningen.dwars.org

 

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IBBESS

Your ideas. Your potential. Win with your team! Are you the next innovator? Then show us how and be part of SymbioSUM the BioBased Economy. What will you get: Networking with companies, potential job offers and prices.

http://www.facebook.com/IBBESS

 

 

Ecodorp PPAUW

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http://ppauw.nl/

 

 

Connect – A local political party

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http://www.connectwageningen.nl/