We can help your school achieve your Waste Module for 5Star Sustainability Certification
Our program can assist you to complete 22 of the Waste Module actions.
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Read below to find out how we can assist your school to achieve your Waste Module.
A2 Preparation and Planning
A2.3 Your Bottle for Botol Coordinator is invited to attend our annual professional development day.
A2.4 We hold an annual creative competition for school students in Indonesia and Australia.
A2.6 In 2017 we are holding our first poster design competition for students in Indonesia and Australia.
A2.8 Share your experiences of zero waste events and catering at your school with other schools in Australia and Indonesia, see examples from other schools on our blog.
A3 Food Waste
A3.1 Students are actively encouraged to bring their drink bottles to school and to inspire students in Indonesia to do the same.
A3.2 Share your stories of plastic-free lunches with students in Australia and Indonesia. What plastic-free foods do students bring from home in Indonesia and Australia?
A3.3 For the first time in 2017, students in Australia and Indonesia will have an opportunity to share how they compost at school with other students in a new peer-to-peer learning activity.
A4 Garden Waste
A4.1 Learn from students at other Australian or Indonesian schools, or share your own stories about learning to compost at school.
B Learning and Teaching
B1.2 Our education program is linked to the AusVELS cross curriculum priority of Sustainability.
B1.4 Our program empowers students to take a leadership role, taking on responsibility for creative ways to communicate ideas and issues with their wider community.
B1.6 We can visit your school to provide teachers or students with the knowledge and motivation to take action to reduce single-use plastic waste.
C Whole School Community Engagement
C1 Policy and Reporting
C1.3 Your school has the opportunity to promote and celebrate your learning story to reduce single-use plastic waste on our website.
C2 Student and Parent Leadership
C2.1 We encourage your school to create a student Bottle for Botol ambassador team.
C2.2 Students are encouraged to take a leadership role in creating fun and engaging ways to communicate with schools in Indonesia and with their wider community.
C2.3 The student ambassadors are encouraged to communicate peer-to-peer learning with other schools.
C2.4 Parents have the opportunity to mentor the student BfB ambassadors.
C3 Community and Communication Links
C3.1 Your school can work with Bottle for Botol, a registered Australian charity.
C3.5 We encourage you to include a story about BfB activities at your school in your school newsletter.
C3.6 If your school becomes a partner school for an Indonesian school you will have the opportunity to participate in capacity building or mentoring activities at this school.
C3.7 Students and teachers at your school have the opportunity to engage with schools around Australia and in Indonesia.
C3.8 In 2017, we encourage students at your school to participate in our annual student networking morning where students can present their experiences to students from other schools.
C3.9 We encourage your school to engage with local businesses in your area.
Find out more information about CERES RecourseSmart schools by following this link: http://sustainability.ceres.org.au/resourcesmart/
Written by Catherine Elliott, Dode Gargitha and Alice Sainsbury.