GREEN LEADERS

GREEN LEADERS

Green Leaders education program provides real-world learning opportunities for students and educators to take action to reduce their waste and improve their school environment.

Green Leaders education program provides real-world learning opportunities for students and educators to take action to reduce their waste and integrate sustainability into their school and early childhood service.

Green Leaders provides on-ground support for students, teachers and schools to develop student-led waste reduction projects. A regional mentor is working with school eco-team to develop student-led waste reduction projects. There will also be opportunities to learn and share through regional sustainability education networks.

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For schools

Green Leaders education program provides real-world learning opportunities for students and educators to take action to reduce their waste and improve their school environment.

This program:

  • provides on-ground support for students, teachers and schools to develop student-led waste reduction projects.
  • supports early childhood centres to develop waste action plans through tailored support and training.
  • provides opportunities to learn and share through regional education networks.
  • includes access to additional resources for some projects.


Students will be guided through the Sustainability Action Process: investigating a sustainability issue, collaboratively developing and implementing a solution.

The program is running from Term 3 2019 through to the end of Term 2 2020.

So far 40 schools have registered for this program and if you would like to be involved in 2020 contact danielle.blenkhorn@sustainableschoolsnsw.org.au

For Early Childhood Services

Free waste education professional development training is available for early childhood services and educators.

This free training will:

  • examine the National Quality Standard indicators through a sustainability lens, supported by the Eco Smart: A sustainable standard for early education publication.
  • explore how Eco-Teams can lead and support positive environmental changes
  • explore strategies to embed sustainability into practice
  • provide resources, tools and solutions to reduce waste in your service.


Leading early childhood sustainability educators, Deb Watson and Julie Gaul, facilitate this free NESA accredited course.

Register to attend this training now. Depending on registration numbers, a limit per centre may apply.

The training dates are:

2nd March 2020, 4.00 pm – 6.30 pm, Coffs Harbour
3rd March 2020, 4.00 pm – 6.30 pm, Port Macquarie
4th March 2020, 4.00 pm – 6.30 pm, Taree
Green Leaders is delivered in partnership with Sustainable Schools NSW and the Australian Association for Environmental Education (NSW)

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πŸŽ‰β™»οΈ ONE MILLION KILOS ♻️ πŸŽ‰
Together we’ve kept more than 1 Million kgs of recyclable materials out of landfill since Community Recycling Centres opened across the Mid North Coast in 2015.
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You can drop off items for FREE:
πŸ”‹ Batteries and car batteries
πŸ”₯ Smoke detectors and fire extinguishers
πŸ›’οΈ Cooking oils and motor oils
πŸ’‘ Fluro globes and tubes
♨️ Gas bottles
Keep up the great work Mid North Coast!

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🍏πŸ₯§ SIMPLE APPLE SLICE. Make the most of in-season apples with this easy-as-pie recipe! Get your Free Autumn Season Guide at www.midwaste.org.au/food-smart

Ingredients
2 cups SR flour
1 cup sugar
3 apples peeled, cored, diced 1cm
125g butter
1 egg

Method
Preheat over to 180. Grease slice tin. Toss apples in flour and sugar in bowl. Melt butter in small pan, cool slightly. Stir in egg. Pour butter and egg into apple mixture and mis until combined. Press into tin. Bake for 35-40mins.

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🍎🌱🌻LAST CHANCE - SCRAPS TO SOIL! Learn how to compost in your own home and turn your kitchen and garden scraps into amazing food for your garden and soil.

4 April - 1-3pm - Tuncurry Community Garden,
Midge Orchard Road.
$20 - includes workshop and a compost bin or worm farm

Bookings essential by Sunday 22 March
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More info - www.midwaste.org.au/composting
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MidWaste is Proudly supported by these regional councils

This project is a NSW Government Waste Less Recycle More initiative funded from the waste levy