City of Glen Eira LogoOrganisation: Glen Eira City Council

Program: Council services to schools

This program supports sustainability practices in schools and contributes to council’s environment and sustainability goals.

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

Accessible to schools in the following Melbourne metropolitan regions: Southern

Appropriate for students in:
Early Childhood
Primary – Prep to Grade 2
Primary – Grade 3 to Grade 6
Secondary – Year 7 to Year 10
Secondary – Year 11 to Year 12

What is offered to schools:

1. Teacher Environment Network

  • Twice a term (once at council with a guest speaker and once out at a school)

2. Neighbourhood Sustainable Gardening Program for schools and households

  • a sign for the school
  • free garden workshops
  • special attendance at community events

3. Free community workshops (10-12 a year)

  • energy efficiency
  • gardening
  • waste
  • electric vehicles

4. 4 x free council collected recycling bins for schools with waste reduction programs

5. 1 x council collected green bin for a $55 one-off fee

6. Facilities and Venues Grant

  • if a school wants to hire a council venue, they can get a grant to cover those costs

7. Council Officer visits:

  • Support for student projects (visits to help them plan)
  • Incursions (recycling games)


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By Glen Eira City Council|2018-06-25T15:14:01+10:00April 14th, 2014|0 Comments