Nijmegen study tours

 

5 October, Afternoon

Explore more about a specific sustainability aspect of the city, through one of our unique study tours! Enjoy the sights of Nijmegen and continue the conversations with friends and colleagues. Participants have a choice of study tour, with something for everyone.

1) Sustainability policies on university campus

Explore the sustainable plans and strategies of Radboud University

Join the study tour to learn more about the sustainability and procurement strategies of Radboud University and Radboud University Medical Center (UMC). The tour consists of a guided walk of the campus and gives an opportunity to hear how circular and innovation procurement was used in the selection of uniforms.

Key information:
Location: Radboud University
Bus departs from De Vereeniging at 13.30.
The bus will return to De Vereeniging at 16.00.

2) Windpark Nijmegen

Find out more about how community owned renewable energy is powering municipalities from the Arnhem-Nijmegen region

Within the next five years seventeen municipalities from the Arnhem-Nijmegen region will use only renewable energy sources for their electricity use. This European tender was won by the local energy supplier De Groene Stroomfabriek, which purchases renewable electricity from Windpark Nijmegen, an energy cooperative owned by the residents of Nijmegen.  Join the tour to learn more about this tender and the work of the cooperative.

Key information:
Location: Windpark Nijmegen
Bus departs from De Vereeniging at 13.15.
The bus will return to De Vereeniging at 16.00.

3) Sustainable buildings, Nijmegen

Learn about how Nijmegen hope to reach their energy goals through sustainable buildings

The city of Nijmegen aims to be carbon neutral by 2045. One of the ways it hopes to reach this goal is through increasing the sustainability of its buildings. Join this tour to discover, explore and learn from inspiring examples of sustainable building projects in the Nijmegen-North area.

Key information:
Location: Nijmegen North
Bus departs from De Vereeniging at 13.30.
The bus will return to De Vereeniging at 16.00.