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Get Grubby Program 

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Wingecarribee Shire Council has signed up to the Get Grubby Program from August 2018 for the next 3 years. This 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 (external link) 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 and phone number and you will soon receive your secret password to the website with all the info you need to get started.

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. 

Schools can participate in the Recycle Right Challenge (external link)

Run a Friday File Fling (external link) at your workplace 

Test your knowledge on recycling with the Recycle Right Quiz (external link)

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 from Term 4, 2018. 

Council can assist or you can use our Waste Audit Guide (coming soon) and run your own. 

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. 

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, and 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. 

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

Email:         waste.education@wsc.nsw.gov.au

Phone:        02 4868 0507

Post:           PO Box 141, Moss Vale, NSW  2577

Last Updated: November 28th, 2018
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