Australian students are recycling used toothbrushes, toothpaste tubes and floss containers through a nationwide competition diverting thousands of oral care items from landfill.
A number of Victorian schools have been recognised for their efforts in boosting sustainability and adopting greener practices at the 2019 ResourceSmart Schools Awards.
Flow Power has revealed businesses – including schools – signed onto its Corporate Renewable Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) have saved $15.4 million collectively since their contracts began at the start of 2018.
Offering Victorian schools, business and community groups the opportunity to demonstrate and promote their sustainability successes, Sustainability Victoria is encouraging schools to share their projects and stories through the 2019 Premier’s Sustainability Awards. Read more
In an effort to drive awareness of the importance of recycling and encourage outdoor learning, waste management company TerraCycle has launched a national competition that sees trash turned to treasure, with a giveaway of five recycled outdoor classrooms. Read more
Sustainability is a pressing issue that continues to gain widespread attention. Businesses and institutions across various sectors – including schools – are seeking out smarter and greener practices to help deliver a greener future.