Helpful links for WWS
Other Programs for Schools
- Clean Schools
The Clean Schools program aims at changing the littering behaviour of students through a whole school approach to litter prevention and a range of resources to help
- Millennium Kids
A non-profit, non-government organisation, Millennium Kids is run by young people and was established in response to their demand for a greater say in their environment and their world
- Perth Zoo
From Australia to Africa, classrooms to camps, penguins to primates - Perth Zoo provides global as well local environmental education opportunities for your students
The Waterwise Schools Program aims to educate students, their families and wider communities about the need to value, protect and conserve our precious water resources
- Sustainable Schools WA
Sustainable Schools WA provides a framework that supports schools in the development of a whole-school approach to Education for Sustainability (EfS)
- Little Green Steps WA
Little Green Steps WA supports education for sustainability in early childhood.
Metropolitan Regional Councils
- Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council
The Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council hosts school tours of the Red Hill Waste Management Facility and activities at the environmental education centre. In addition, they coordinate several other school waste education programs in Perth's Eastern Region on behalf of its member councils, including a highly successful battery recycling program. The Earth Carers program is also offered to residents and is a useful course for local teachers.
- Mindarie Regional Council
The Mindarie Regional Council has waste education staff available to assist schools to develop new or existing waste and recycling programs. Mindarie also host school tours of the Tamala Park Waste Management Facility as well as offering activities at their education centre and a school battery recycling program. The Earth Carers program is also offered to residents and is a useful course for local teachers.
- Rivers Regional Council
Rivers Regional Council works closely with the Waste Wise Schools Program to ensure all schools within the Region integrate waste avoidance and resource recovery education into the school curriculum. The Waste Education Officer is available to support Rivers schools with their Waste Wise accreditation, grant project ideas, waste audits, student incursions and more. Contact Robyn Brown at email@example.com.
- Southern Metropolitan Regional Council
Recycle Right is a campaign brought to you by the Southern Metropolitan Regional Council, which encourages and assists residents and businesses in the South Metropolitan Region to recycle, reduce their rubbish and buy more recycled products. Tours of the Regional Resource Recovery Centre as well as other waste education activities and resources are available to school groups.
- Western Metropolitan Regional Council
The Western Metropolitan Regional Council’s Earth Carers Programme educates, advises and facilitates environmentally sustainable practices and behaviours among residents in Perth’s western suburbs. They also can visit schools to help with projects like setting up worm farms. The Western Earth Carers offer a High School Earth Carers course, a Primary or Secondary school battery recycling program and support for river and beach clean ups.
Other Helpful Links
- Living Greener
Information, how-to's and rebates for sustainable living. The site points you to government rebates and assistance and to excellent links and resources if you want to know or do more
- Ollies World
Activities for students and lessons for teaches about environmental sustainability
- My Sustainable House
An in-browser game teaching about how to make our homes sustainable. (Requires Flash Player)