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Entries open for Premier’s Sustainability Awards

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

Recycled outdoor classroom competition

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

Teaching for a greener future

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.

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NSW school makes landmark commitment to sustainability

A New South Wales-based school has become the first in the state to sign onto a Corporate Renewable Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), which will see it powered by at least 90 per cent renewable energy, using wind and solar power. Read more

Webinar: Renewable power for schools

In a webinar by Flow Power, presenters Stephen Au who manages Flow Power’s renewable portfolio, and Flow Power Business Development Manager Tricia Lorenzo, discuss how schools can go 100% renewable by accessing Corporate Renewable Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs).

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Creative competition highlights sustainability

The Bostik Smart Schools program is offering primary students across Australia the chance to win a share in $21,000 worth of grants and prizes for their school, by entering a unique craft project inspired by this year’s theme of environment and sustainability.

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