Waste Education Programs


What Recycling Services does Council Provide to Schools?

Schools are entitled to the following service for free:

  • one free recycling bin (240L or the equivalent in 140L bins) per 30 students, to a maximum of 10 bins
  • two kerbside organics bins or
  • two compost bins and one worm farm.

How can Council Help my School Reduce Waste?

We can also provide assistance with:

  • developing a Waste Action Plan for your school
  • providing incursions on recycling, litter and composting and worm farming
  • coordinating Waste events such as Rubbish Free Lunch Challenges and Clean Up Australia Day.

What Other Resources are Available for Schools?

The Live Green Teacher Environment Network provides an opportunity to network with other schools in regards to their sustainability journey. To join the network, contact our Waste and Litter Education Officer on 9205 2200.

The Live Green Teacher Environment Network meets once a term and provides participants with information on grants, environmental initiatives, environmental activities and resources for your school to take part in. You may also like to receive the Live Green Teachers Network newsletter, also published once each term.

Updated : 4:46 PM, 4 October 2016

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