The Waste Education Officer can help your school with:
Some organisations recycle items and reward schools with cash for collecting them. Ask your community to bring items from home.
Hold a fair to sell or swap stuff to help children to think about the benefits of recycling and add to school funds.
Eco-Schools is a worldwide initiative, endorsed by the United Nations.
It is a great way to make sustainable development a part of the life and ethos of your school.
It is an award scheme that gets everyone in the school community involved in making the school environment better.
Any school can register as an Eco-School.
Schools work towards a series of awards, the highest is the green flag.
The Eco Committee includes representatives of all members of the
school community including pupils, teachers, governors and parents.
The Eco Committee works as a team to tackle issues such as:
To get started as an eco-school, contact the Local Environmental Quality Community Development Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.