Congratulations to Manea Senior College and Mary's Mount Primary School for their inspiring efforts which were recognised by the Environment Minister Amber-Jade Sanderson at the Waste Sorted award ceremony last night, 5 May.
Join the team from Waste Wise Schools, Keep Australia Beautiful and the Western Metropolitan Regional Council to learn how to avoid and recover waste, and protect our environment, through litter prevention and waste reduction. This workshop includes:
a step-by-step guide on how to run a whole school waste and litter prevention program
loads of resources to take back to your school
laws relating to litter, social and environmental impacts and behaviour change
how to get started with waste avoidance and resource recovery projects
information on how to become an accredited Waste Wise School and apply for grant funding
resources and incursions available from WMRC
a student-led tour of the waste wise initiatives at Cottesloe PS
The workshop is suitable for school staff including teachers, principals, EAs, administration staff, gardeners and parents.
The workshop is FREE and teacher relief payments are available for two staff from each school.