1 – 2pm
This introductory online webinar is for teachers from WA schools who would like to find out more about the Waste Wise Schools Program and how to get their school involved.
Registration TBA, contact Kate.MacRae@dwer.wa.gov.au
9:30am – 3pm
Learn how to become an accredited Waste Wise school and set up waste wise projects.
Please register here
School Clean Ups include preschools and primary schools. You can organise a Clean Up for your local school, access educational resources, support one of the campaigns and more.
9am – 3pm
Learn how to inspire students to reduce waste and litter.
Venue: KBULG’s Eco and Cultural Education Centre
A Little Green Steps WA workshop for Early Years Service providers and educators, funded by the State Government through the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Account.
Held with the City of Armadale in Piara Waters
Please register here.
The theme for 2020 is ‘Recycling Heroes’.
Education materials are available at https://www.globalrecyclingday.com/
A Little Green Steps WA workshop for Early Years Service providers and educators.
Funded by the State Government through the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Account.
4pm - 6:30pm
Lights off for climate action
A week of activities, events and publicity to improve awareness of the importance of compost, a valuable organic resource, and to promote compost use, knowledge and products.
The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues.
The UN day for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Schools can celebrate in many ways with activities such as clean-ups, concerts, parades, tree planting and more.
Join the challenge and ‘Choose To Refuse’ single-use plastic during July. Register via the link below.
Waste Wise Schools also runs a competition each year so keep an eye out for that.
A unique opportunity to spread the word that a plastic bag free world is possible and that sound environmental alternatives to single-use plastic bags are available.
Each year, around 3,000 preschools, kindergartens, primary and high schools across Australia take part in Schools Tree Day.
15 - 23 August
An annual celebration of science in Australia, an opportunity to join together to enjoy and explore the wonders and benefits of science.
Raise awareness about the simple things we can all do in our daily lives to reduce our impact on the environment and encourage action to reduce litter.
17 and 18 October
Run a garage sale to encourage reuse and repurposing of unwanted goods. Sign up to the website to create your own sale page and access resources.
When teachers take learning outdoors they report some powerful impacts: children’s behaviour improves, whole classes are excited to learn, and individuals who feel inhibited by the curriculum often thrive in an outdoor environment.