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Waste Education Resources

Get Grubby Program 

Wingecarribee Shire Council signed up to the Get Grubby Program in August 2018 for a 3 year period. 

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The Get Grubby Program is an online sustainability curriculum for early learning centres and primary schools.

Normally $750 per subscription, early learning centres and primary schools located within the Wingecarribee local government area can now sign up for FREE

Click here to find out more about the program.

If you haven't already joined register here and provide:

  • your centre or school name
  • contact person's first and last name
  • email address
  • phone number 

You will receive your secret password to the website with all the info you need to get started.

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Waste Audits at your School

Council will be able to support schools within the the local government area to undertake a waste audit at their school. 

Council can assist or you can use our Waste Audit Guide and run your own. 

School waste audit

The audit will build a picture of what waste the school has and following the audit the school can identify how to reduce waste going to landfill and reducing the impact of their day to day activities. 

PDFSchool Waste Audit Guide

PDFGeneral Bin Audit Template

PDFRecycling Bin Template

Waste and Recycling Colouring Books for your school

Educational Colouring books

Council has a set of 4 colouring books for primary schools to use as a simple educational tool on the importance of managing our waste better. 

Topics cover:

  • Reuse and Recycling
  • Discover E-Waste Recycling 
  • Discover Composting
  • Discover Recycling

These can be delivered to your school packaged in a paper bag with colouring pencils or will be provided following a presentation by the Waste Education Officer. Best suited to Yr 2 - 4. 

National Recycling Week - November each year

National Recycling Week occurs every November with a range of activities for everyone to be involved - schools, work or even at home. 

General Resources

PDFReduce Waste Flyer

PDFWorm Farming Flyer

PDFHome Composting Flyer

PDFRecycling Flyer

Further Information

For more information, please contact the Waste Education and Policy Officer using the below details.

Phone: 02 4868 0888

Email: resource@wsc.nsw.gov.au

Post: PO Box 141, Moss Vale, NSW 2577

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Last Updated: April 24th, 2020
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