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Our Say – Chronicles of a novice dumpster diver in Melbourne

A year ago I started working at OzHarvest, rescuing food going to waste and delivering it to people in need around Melbourne. I feel privileged to be exposed to what goes on behind the scenes of the food retail industry. Check out these images that portray Read more...

What Inspires Me – Interview with Emma Canning

This month we interview Emma Canning, Environment & Sustainability Leader from one of our most recent 5Star certified ResourceSmart Schools, St. Peter’s Primary School (Epping). Emma’s passion for sustainability and community has created Read more...

CERES Outreach – Energising schools to combat climate change

Energy consumption is Victorian schools’ greatest impact on the environment and a significant contributor to climate change. With the current VIC Government committed to addressing climate change, read about how schools can combat this issue.    Read more...

CERES Training – CERES Environmental Education Course

Our Environmental Education Course is back in 2016! This 8 week course is suited for people interested in creating change for sustainability through education and communication. Can’t commit to the full course? Book a session as a one-off workshop. Read more...
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Melba College Open Day

5th May 2016

Year 11 VCAL Personal Development students made parsley and calendula egg-shell seed cases for Grade 6 students to take home and plant.


Pete The Permie at Donvale

5th May 2016

This term Carey works towards establishing a “Living Museum” Heritage Orchard on their Donvale campus.


Vegetable Garden with the students

5th May 2016

At Greensborough we encourage knowledge about healthy eating and knowing where their food comes from. Students are able to garden with the teachers and learn about the different needs of plants. It promotes


Edible Forest Garden

5th May 2016

During 2015 Melba College staff and students have collaborated with the Gould League to develop a no-dig Edible Forest Garden in the Junior campus school grounds. This collaboration was made possible due


Torch Articles

5th May 2016

Below are two articles that appeared in our school magazine ‘The Torch’ during 2015, celebrating Enviro at our Donvale campus.


ResourceSmart in Early Childhood Update

4th May 2016

CERES Outreach Education has made a focused effort to further engage the Early Childhood sector following on from the pilot for Sustainability Victoria in 2013-15. CERES proudly assisted two out of the

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Garden Competition

21st April 2016

Our school had a Garden Competition to see which class can grow the biggest vegetable. During this competition, we also linked this activity to our curriculum. Depending on the class, some students counted


Waste Audit Team

19th April 2016

These students assisted conduct the Waste Audit for our school. They went around the school and measured all the different types of waste from classrooms, staffrooms, library and OSHC. They couldn\’t


Learning in the Grden

19th April 2016

Garden Time   One of the fun things we do with Ms Ross is go into the garden. We look after the vegetables. We water the plants to help them grow. We talk about what makes them grow and how they help

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Our Say: What do wetlands and seaweed farming have in common?

18th April 2016

By Jane Burns Education Outreach Manager Eco solutions Naturally occurring biological, chemical or physical processes have mitigated or deferred global warming for millions of years by accumulating and

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Waste Wall

12th April 2016

St Joseph the Worker strongly emphasised the importance of reducing wrappers and packaging, and the impact it has on our environment. Valuable information was put in school newsletters, so that the wider

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Trash for Peace Incursion

12th April 2016

Trash for Peace Incursion St Joseph The Worker Primary School was lucky enough to have an amazing person visit our school. Andrew, from an American organization called ‘Trash for Peace,’ brought his

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TerraCycle Colgate Brigade

12th April 2016

Terra Cycle Colgate Brigade St Joseph the Worker Primary School has signed up to be part of the Terra Cycle Colgate Brigade. The whole school community collects old toothpaste tubes and caps, toothbrushes,

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Supporting students release their inner-leader

31st March 2016

Do you want to empower your students to become the sustainability leaders of tomorrow?… then Do More With LESS is for you. This 4 hour school based program supports students to let their inner-leader


Bird Boxes Project published in The Weekly Review

30th March 2016

Our school has been working to install bird boxes to attract more native birds. The Weekly Review published an article on this project in their magazine. The article is below:

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What Inspires Me – Interview with Jack Nyhof

30th March 2016

April 2016 Earlier this year CERES Outreach Educator Nick Rickard was asked to judge entries for the inaugral VLGA Climate Awards, and in February 2016 attended the awards ceremony. The awards was organised

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Walk and Ride 2 School 2015

29th March 2016

Our school worked with Bicycle Network, Hume City Council and the Victoria State Government to map out safe walking and biking routes as part of the Ride2School program. The Active Pathways will make