Wipe Out Waste
The Wipe Out Waste (WOW) program is a whole school community approach to waste management and learning.
This resource is a framework to provide:
▼ information for schools to develop and implement waste management systems appropriate to their site
▼ information and learning activities for teachers to incorporate waste issues into the curriculum.
(WOW also has a large list or suggested websites sorted by category, just click on the web links button)
This site contains good information of waste reduction and guides to recycling. It also has fact sheets on alternative chemicals in the home.
KESAB's objectives are to develop and implement education, action programs and campaigns that encourage environmental improvement and sustainability. It contains links to programs on waste reduction and recycling, plastic bag teaching resource and links to resources such as NRM Education.
Ollie Recycles is a website for kids all about the 3R's – "Reduce, Re-use, Recycle." It's full of games, puzzles and loads of information for your school projects. Keep your eye out for this new program or watch Ollie's new website at www.olliesworld.com.
Clean Up Australia
Clean Up Australia works with communities to clean up, fix up and conserve our environment. The site has games, activities and campaigns to engage and educate children.
Schools Clean Up Day
Inspiring kids to play an active role in caring for the environment is a vital part of Clean Up Australia. Schools Clean Up Day provides an opportunity for students and teachers to participate in a nation-wide movement that contributes to a cleaner, safer, more attractive Australian environment.
Bokashi composting is an alternative way of dealing with kitchen scraps by fermenting the scraps in a conveniently sized bucket that's perfect for your kitchen, classroom, office... or anywhere you want.
Green waste matters: a guide on green and organic waste management for schools
This curriculum guide is designed to introduce young Australians to best practice management of green and organic waste. While not an exhaustive or formal environmental education resource, the guide is intended to raise the awareness of school age children to environmentally sound waste management practices.
Green Waste Matters [PDF]
Jefferies Group's YouTube Channel
Food organics recycling is the collection and processing of food related organics into high quality composted products. This is achieved through separating the used food organics from the waste stream at the source. This material is then separately collected and transported to Jeffries EPA licensed facilities. Once processed, the finished products are utilised by private gardeners, landscape contractors and horticultural farmers to add valuable carbon, reduce water loss and provide nutrient replenishment to soil, closing the loop from where the food was first produced. Visit the Jefferies Group's YouTube Channel to view a variety of interesting and thought provoking videos about food composting including news reports and how machinery is used in the process.
For more information about food organics recycling, visit http://www.jeffries.com.au
Recycling for change
World Vision SA's brains trust have developed a program whereby schools can actually use the money they receive from collecting cans to sponsor a child in a World Vision Area Development Project. Find out more at http://www.vgen.org/ourstories/recycle-for-change/
This Australian Government website has information, how-to's and rebates for sustainable living.
The New Internationalist is an independent not-for-profit community service organisation, working towards a better planet for the next generation. They have a comprehensive index to the magazine back issues available on the Internet, with over 13,300 articles available online for free access.
Solar Education is a company dedicated to the design and supply of projects promoting renewable energies and re-using plastic milk cartons to engage students in inspiring hands on learning experiences.
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