Without doubt, a number of themes will come into focus this year for sustainability. For many of us, the recent COVID-19 pandemic is front of mind, as a force that brought about innovation for environmental and economic sustainability throughout 2020. It has inspired a vision for ‘a new normal’ and forced us to rethink our … Continue reading Global Sustainability in 2021
Recycling can often be confusing. It can be hard to understand why certain items can’t be recycled through kerbside recycling schemes or how these schemes differ across the country. Because of this, education plays an important role in engaging our community in these recycling programs and diverting as much waste as possible from landfills. At … Continue reading TerraCycle comes to Eco Educate schools in 2021!
TOMRA is a world leader in recycling solutions and they have partnered with Eco Educate to support Australian schools in implementing the container refund recycling program. We sat down with TOMRA to capture what container recycling is all about and why it’s such an important initiative to be brought into our schools. Why is … Continue reading Container Refund Recycling in schools with our partner TOMRA
Replas has engineered a quality product line that makes use of our soft plastic waste. They are a leading organization in sustainability and circular economy practices – and they are arriving in the Eco Educate School Membership in 2021 to help lift the standards of Climate Literacy and Sustainable Practice! Introducing Replas For almost 30 … Continue reading Replas: Bringing the circular economy model to Eco Educate schools
When sent to landfill, food waste doesn’t harmlessly break down. It rots and releases methane – a harmful greenhouse gas 25x more potent than carbon dioxide. So what is the problem? – Approximately 25% of school waste is compostable – A lot of methane… Subpod is the in-garden compost system that works with nature. It … Continue reading Composting in schools with Subpod
By now most of us have seen David Attenborough’s 2020 documentary – A Life On Our Planet. This awe-inspiring witness statement joins a growing archive of environmental ‘calls to action’ that are helping us to better grasp our planet’s story. This story tells us that right now we are living in a pivotal moment in … Continue reading The most innovative environmental program in schools