Welcome to Leiden University Green Office
We are Leiden's sustainability hub, we provide a place where students and staff members cooperate to support the sustainable development of our University!
Meet our team

Dieneke de Weerd


Rianne Läkamp


Benthe Koster


Eveline Kantor


Josefine Rook


Sarah Alford


Nadieh Kamp


Amber Hensema


Jeroen Wayenberg


Opening Leiden University Green Office!

Yesterday (27-09) we had the festive opening of the Leiden University Green Office. The opening took place in the Oranjerie in de Hortus Botanicus. Several speakers gave informative and inspiring speeches, for example alderman Paul Dirkse and Jan van der Boon. Besides this, Mister de Snoo has revealed the tree which the LUGO has adopted for a year which was the real kick-off of the LUGO. It was an inspiring day and we would like to thank everybody for attending…

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EVENT: Green Drinks 10/10 (The Day of Sustainability)

Next week the 10/10 is the day for sustainability. The day for sustainability is a day on which attention is given to sustainability. Around the entire country a lot of interesting lectures and events are organised. On the day for sustainability we will be organising our first ‘Green Drinks’ at our Green Office! From 16-18 you can come and join us for a drink, this is a nice opportunity to mingle with us and other enthusiastic students and staff of Leiden…

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Interview with Leiden University

The environmental policy (Duurzaamheidsbeleidplan) of Leiden University insisted on starting a Green Office to expand and promote sustainability within Leiden University. This plan has now become reality as we have started with several activities and projects. To make people understand what a Green Office is, what the motivation is of the employees working in the Green Office are and what we are planning to do in the near future we gave an interview, which you can read on the website of the…

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LUGO present at OWL

The final introduction week which we attended was the OWL introduction week for international students. On yet another sunny day day (we wonder what this is due to) we represented the LUGO on the first day of the OWL week. On the city tour for the international students, we were the first stop. Standing in front of the Pieterskerk the international students could take a photo in our ‘sustainable’ photobooth with their new group and guides. Just as in the…

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LUGO present at the HOP week

For the first time Den Haag has its own introduction week; the HOP-week! On another beautiful summer’s day, we attended the HOP-into your future festival, to represent the LUGO. At the festival students could take a photo in our ‘sustainable photo booth’. Students could win a dinner for four people a the newly opened restaurant Instock by taking a crazy photo. Instock only uses food that is passed it’s sell by date, and would otherwise have been thrown away. For the…

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LUGO present at the ELCID!

Every year the ELCID welcomes 3500 new students to the university of Leiden. This year we were present at the LEF Festival to promote the LUGO with the new students. For this festival we collaborated with the Perpetual Plastic Project. At our stand, located in the center of the terrain, students could hand in their plastic beer cups and walk through the process of recycling plastic into filament for a 3d printer. In total there were 4 stations at which…

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