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Congratulations to Hammond Park Primary School for introducing some fantastic initiatives at their school canteen which is called “The Fabulous Food Factory”. The canteen introduced reusable sandwich wraps, reusable lunch boxes and containers, reusable milo cups, paper straws and stainless steel spoons and forks. All the canteen’s food scraps are used to fuel the school’s compost and worm farm.
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In this Issue...
Science students from Carey Baptist College received their Young Re-inventors Award as the Minister for Environment, Albert Jacob and the Authority Chairman Marcus Geisler inspected their edible wall garden.
To see the Minister's media release click here.
More details about the award are available here.
The award was supported by the Waste Authority and managed by the South East Regional Energy Group "Switch Your Thinking" team.
The Minister inspects the garden which provides herbs to the school's cooking classes.
At a celebration dinner in the Garden Marquee at the Perth Zoo, the 2015 winners were presented with their awards recognising their work to reduce waste and increase recycling.
The complete list of finalists and winners can be viewed here. Congratulations to all nominees whose good works continue to assist Western Australia to reach the targets set down in the Waste Strategy.
In attendance was the Minister for Environment, the Hon Albert Jacob, along with members of the Authority and representatives from industry, community, local and State government agencies as well as Waste Wise Schools.
More details of the six category winners and their projects, including audio from the night, are available here.
The Minister's media release is here.