The Bottle for Botol Environmental Education Program actively contributes to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), and you can too.
"Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs" ('Our Common Future’ 1987)
BfB’s Environmental Education Program educates and engages students in Indonesia and Australia in addressing 6 of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals
In 2015, the United Nations approved a new agenda for the next 15 years called ‘Transforming Our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’.
The new agenda was created through a negotiation process with countries around the world and built on the previous Millennium Development Goals. The SDGs apply to all counties. They are designed to clarify how we develop over the next 15 years, with priorities for ending poverty and protecting the planet.
Through Bottle for Botol, students actively participate in furthering 13 of the 169 targets created to meet the Sustainable Development Goals.
Which of the SDG's and targets does the Bottle for Botol team, teachers and students participate in?
Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for all at all ages
Written by Catherine Elliott, Dode Gargitha and Alice Sainsbury.