Come and join Patrick Hamill from Waste Wise and Robyn Brown from Waste is My Resource for a day of school garden talk.
Discussions will include, composting, worm farming and growing food at school.
This workshop is free and lunch and morning tea will be provided. Registration is essential as tickets are limited.
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.
Many websites offer activities on recycling for schools. You can register your participation with Planet Ark’s Recycle Right Challenge.
Be the Solution to Soil Pollution invites you to rethink our consumption patterns, reusing and recycling for a world free of pollution.