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
Sustainability Victoria has selected 33 finalists across 11 categories for their innovative work in promoting greener practices and achieving more sustainable outcomes within their schools and communities, as part of this year’s Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards.
Seven primary schools across Australia have won their share of cash and prizes as part of a nationwide competition that encouraged students to get crafty, while focussing on this year’s environmental theme.