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Program: Council services to schools

The council offers a range of programs to support sustainability practices in schools and contributes to council’s environment and sustainability goals.

Connects to the following modules of ResourceSmart Schools: Biodiversity, Waste

Accessible to schools in the following Melbourne metropolitan regions: Southern

Appropriate for students in:
Primary – Prep to Grade 2
Primary – Grade 3 to Grade 6

What is offered to schools:

1. School Environmental Education Program
• School Conservation Education Activities including:
Alex Wilkie Sense Trail
Alex Wilkie Nature Trail
Guided tours of reserves
Indigenous plantings

2. Waste Education Classroom Sessions
• Sessions on the following topics are available:
Compost and worm farms
Reduce, reuse and recycle
Litter in the environment
Waste wise shopping
Download Early Learning Centre Waste Education program flyer
Download School Waste Education program flyer

For more information or to book a session, contact Council’s Waste Education Officer at

3. Waste Minimisation School Education (WMSEd) Program
The Waste Minimisation School Education Program (WMSEd) is an initiative that has been developed by Greater Dandenong Council to help schools with the development and implementation of a waste minimisation action plan.

The program is facilitated by an experienced waste educator who will aid schools to develop and implement action plans to minimise waste and improve recycling efforts. The program is tailored to each participating school’s individual goals and specific school community.

For more information or to register for the program, contact Council’s Waste Education Officer at


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By City of Greater Dandenong|2018-07-11T17:04:04+10:00April 10th, 2014|0 Comments