An urban farm incorporated into a Victorian primary school is on the way to producing over 1.5 tonnes of fresh produce a year, providing its students with access to a wide range of fruit and vegetables, and assisting in teaching the importance of growing food and healthy eating.
A new Australian recycling program by TerraCycle is encouraging schools, offices and communities to collect used pens, markers and other writing instruments; diverting them from landfill and transforming them into something entirely new.
FEAST, a new curriculum aligned education program from OzHarvest that inspires kids to eat healthy food, waste less and become change-makers in their local communities will be rolled out across Australia.
According to Senior Business Development Manager at Flow Power, Tricia Lorenzo, it’s crucial for schools to take a forward-thinking approach when it comes to sustainability. She discusses some tips on creating future-proofed school sustainability strategies. Read more
The River Nile School in North Melbourne has won the Education category in this year’s Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards for its Sustainability Across VCAL Curriculum program.
Australian students are recycling used toothbrushes, toothpaste tubes and floss containers through a nationwide competition diverting thousands of oral care items from landfill.