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WE NEED YOUR HELP … making Bees Wax Food Wrappers

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Thanks to all the volunteers that helped last Sunday making the bees wax food wrappers. We are on again this Sunday the 24th June to finish them off and we desperately need helpers. We have planned 2 shifts 11am –… Continue Reading →

Ecological Footprint Quiz

Are you curious to find out how many planets we would need if everyone lived like you? Members of our Green Team took the Ecological Footprint Quiz and were shocked by the results! The tool measures how much biologically productive land and… Continue Reading →

School children send 9 million ziplock bags to landfill each year

It’s estimated that more than 9 million ziplock bags go to landfill from SA schools annually. The Green Team encourages Unley Primary students to pack food in reusable containers so we can reduce the amount of packaging we send to… Continue Reading →

Consider your packaging options

The Green Team ambassadors are thrilled to be working with the Community and Fundraising Committee to encourage students to use reusable wraps for their lunches. This week the Green Team encourages you to consider your packaging options. Try using reusable… Continue Reading →

A tip from the Green Team

Did you know that small plastic items such as straws, bread tags and bottle lids are too small to be picked off the recycling conveyor line? To combat this problem, these items can be used to fill a plastic bottle… Continue Reading →

Green Team Tips

Each week the Green Team will be sharing a tip on how you can reduce, reuse and recycle. This week we thought you’d be interested to know that you can recycle alfoil by collecting enough to make an adult fist-sized… Continue Reading →

Students learn how to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

On Monday afternoon the Reception to Year 4 classes enjoyed participating in a performance about reducing the materials that we send to landfill and reusing and recycling our resources to help look after the environment. The show educated the younger… Continue Reading →

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