Sustainability and environmental impact in schools - Education Matters

National Water Week competition for schools

In celebration of National Water Week, running from 21-27 October, Smart Approved WaterMark has launched a national competition that encourages students to share what they think and love about water for the chance to win water efficient products for their school.

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Helping FSC bring sustainability into the classroom

In collaboration with Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) Australia, Tork® Professional Hygiene has sponsored the launch of a new program for primary schools to assist in teaching the next generation about sustainability.

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Victoria leads the way in sustainability support for schools

Victorian schools are among the most sustainable in Australia due to the government’s investment in the ResourceSmart Schools program. Last year Victorian school involved with the program saved $3.8 million by reducing their energy and water consumption, and by generating less waste.

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Education for sustainability – heart, head, hands

Education for sustainability encompasses a vision for society that is not only ecologically sustainable but one which is socially, economically and politically sustainable as well, writes Kirsty Costa. Read more