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http://sustainability.ceres.org.au/project/our-say-reflections-on-a-plastic-free-july/

Our Say – Turning the tide on emissions

Last year a group of CERES Ed staff and friends participated in Plastic Free July, a challenge to avoid using single-use plastics for the month. CERES Outreach-er Carolyn reflects on her experience last year, and how she continues to tackle this issue. Read more...
http://sustainability.ceres.org.au/project/what-inspires-me-interview-with-caitlin/

What Inspires Me – Interview with Caitlin MacDonald

This month we feature Caitlin MacDonald, an inspiring Year 10 student from Mater Christi College in Belgrave, and winner of the 2015 Young Environmental Achiever of the Year Australia Day awards in the Shire of Yarra Ranges.                   Read more...
http://sustainability.ceres.org.au/project/lets-close-the-food-waste-loop/

CERES Excursions – Do More with LESS Regional Conferences

Unfortunately Australia is amongst the worst when it comes to wasting food. Let us help you explore solutions to our food waste epidemic. Come and discover the ‘how and why’ of this huge environmental problem with a trip to CERES.       Read more...
http://sustainability.ceres.org.au/project/resourcesmart-in-early-childhood/

CERES Outreach – ResourceSmart in Early Childhood

CERES is delivering ResourceSmart to three early childhood services as part of a pilot for Sustainability Victoria to explore how the framework can be undertaken in the early years. Check out what the centres are achieving as part of ResourceSmart. Read more...
http://sustainability.ceres.org.au/project/kitchen-gardens-for-schools-and-the-community-with-justin-calverely/

CERES Training – Kitchen Gardens for Schools and the Community

Does your school have a small patch of unused space that would be perfect for a kitchen garden? Or maybe you’ve been assigned to look after your schools veggies but they just aren’t flourshing? If so, this could be the workshop for you! Read more...
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Clean Up Day

18th May 2015

CLEAN UP DAY As part of the school’s Sustainability Education Program, the Year 8 students were involved in a “Clean Up” activity on Thursday, 26th February 2015. The objective of the activity was

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Energy Audit

18th May 2015

ENERGY AUDIT On the 17th of May two group of year 4’s, 5’s & 6’s came around the classrooms and took some readings about electricity. Those readings along with some other information will help

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Nude Food Day

18th May 2015

On Wednesday 25th April Plenty Parklands PS held their first \”Nude Food Day.\” The term \”nude food\” refers to food that does not come in wrappers and packaging. By choosing \”nude

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Worm Farm

13th May 2015

Thanks to a group of parents, who have been gardening with our students, the worm farm is now ready for action.

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Osborne’s Kitchen Garden

13th May 2015

The Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden program has successfully been running at Osborne for over 3 years. In the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden program children across years 3 to 4 spend a minimum

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Green Team Earth Day Energy Audit

8th May 2015

On Earth Day (Wednesday 22nd April) some of the Green Team members conducted an energy audit with Mark from Planet Savers. To find out more, read: Green Team Energy Audit Newsletter.

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Steps to Sustainability Conference

5th May 2015

Event date : June 10, 2015

Calling all teachers, principals, gardeners, parents and environmental educators new to school sustainability, ResourceSmart Schools and those starting their next ResourceSmart School module.

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Curriculum Connections in a Changing World

4th May 2015

Event date : June 23, 2015

This conference will be like no other you've attended before! Get tools to inspire and challenge students, access Australian Curriculum resources, meet industry experts, collaborate with other teachers,

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MGC’s Zayed Future Energy Prize 2015 Celebration and Launch

4th May 2015

Event date : May 28, 2015

You're invited to attend MGC's Zayed Future Energy Prize win celebrations and launch of their exciting new projects. Prize organisers will also be there for schools interested in applying.

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ResourceSmart in Early Childhood

4th May 2015

CERES Outreach Education is increasing its reach in the Early Childhood sector following on from a successful pilot for Sustainability Victoria in 2013-14.

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Clean Up Australia

4th May 2015

Students spent their class time cleaning up the school grounds and recording the different type/materials of waste which litters our school! Students were shocked as to how much litter our school produces,

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What Inspires Me – Interview with Caitlin MacDonald (2015 Young Environmental Achiever of the Year in the Shire of Yarra Ranges)

3rd May 2015

This month we feature Caitlin MacDonald, an inspiring Year 10 student at Mater Christi College and winner of the 2015 Young Environmental Achiever of the Year Australia Day awards for the Shire of Yarra

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Kitchen Gardens for Schools and the Community with Justin Calverely

3rd May 2015

Join Justin Calverley, qualified Landscape Designer and learn how to design and create kitchen gardens for your school or community.

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Closing the Food Waste Loop

3rd May 2015

Food waste is one of the biggest environmental issues facing our planet today. The average Australian throws out 178kg of UNEATEN food per year, which equates to 4 million tonnes of uneaten food!

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Our Say – Reflections on a Plastic Free July

3rd May 2015

In 2014 the CERES Outreach Team and friends participated in Plastic Free July. In the lead up to the 2015 Plastic Free July, I’ve been reflecting and here’s a story about how I approached Plastic free

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Year 6 Story

1st May 2015

Year 6 recently visited two off school sites to learn about different marine environments, the issues faced by these environments and what we can do to help. At the aquarium we learnt about a number of

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CERES Global are heading to Indonesia in June!

30th April 2015

Are you a school teacher wondering how to spend the term holidays at the end of June 2015? We're looking for teachers to come and join us on our trip to Indonesia to engage with teachers from the Cipanas

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Washing Against Waste

23rd April 2015

Chatham Primary school held its very successful biennial School Fair on Saturday, 28th February 2015.  This Fair is our School’s pre-eminent fund raiser and not only brings past and present students

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Earth Hour Concert

22nd April 2015

Here is a brief summary of how we celebrated Earth Hour in 2015

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Primary Sensory Garden

22nd April 2015

How we turned a "backy yard" environment into a sensory garden for primary years students at Mt. Evelyn Special Developmental School.

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