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Stella Maris – Peace Garden

November 25, 2015,    By: Stella Maris School

VSGA Catholic Education Melbourne – Most sustainable gardening in the local community

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Help Us Clean the School

November 24, 2015,    By: St Andrews Christian College

5B have been picking up rubbish every week since the first assembly of the year, and we would like the wholes school to help too. It would be great if everyone could help pick up the rubbish, then our school would be clean. If you see rubbish on the ground you should pick it up […]

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November 23, 2015,    By: Auburn South Primary School

With a grand total of 12,543 walks from 496 participants, Auburn South PS were proud of our efforts. The Green Team busily collected and collated the total of walks each week and we managed to have the highest ratio of walks for the final week of October in Boroondara and were awarded the use of […]


Recycling Week – Friday Fling

November 20, 2015,    By: Auburn South Primary School

Green Team would like to thank everyone for joining us in our school’s Friday Fling last Friday 13th November for National Recycling Week! It was great to see so many classes doing a spring clean, setting up scrap paper tubs and recycling. Our aim was to reduce, reuse BEFORE recycling… Reduce – paper printed, use scrap paper […]

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Community Climate Change Presentation

November 18, 2015,    By: Mount Evelyn Primary School

Climate Change Flyer Mount Evelyn Primary School Monday November 23rd 6.00pm to 7.30pm The presentation will cover: climate science basics climate impacts positive initiatives happening locally latest developments in Australia and abroad Q & A to develop a local action plan

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Our Say: Let’s stop and smell the roses

November 16, 2015,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team

Written by Julia Barnes, Outreach Educator – I am a self-confessed “Earth-nerd”. I love learning of the different ways that species can connect with each other, how our bodies work and how eco-systems function. Earlier this year, I was privileged to represent CERES Outreach on a 2 week intensive scholarship program in the UK.

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New Recycling Bins

November 13, 2015,    By: Huntingdale Primary School

We now have recycling bins in each class. Please encourage your child to recycle at home too.


Sustainable Home Designs

November 11, 2015,    By: Montmorency Primary School

Our Grade 3/4 classes worked on designing sustainable homes. They included sustainable features and needed to: Draw an inside and outside floor plan of the house. Design a garden. List all the features. Write a real estate blurb. Please see the three attachments.

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What Inspires Me – Interview with Shane French

November 3, 2015,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team

We interview our very own Shane French, manager of our Excursion and Incursion programs at CERES. Shane has worked at CERES for over 10 years, which he says is one of the biggest highlights of his journey so far. Read more about Shane’s sustainability highlights, biggest obstacles, and some exciting things coming up for CERES Education!


Recycle with Mondo

October 30, 2015,    By: St. Jude's School

St. Jude’s School in Langwarrin took part in a community recycling initiative with Southern Cross Recycling (Mondo) on 16th October 2015. This was very successful and demonstrated to our student body the benefits of recycling and reducing landfil. In all we took in 1406 kgs of recycled goods.


BSWPS Solar Celebration

October 29, 2015,    By: Brunswick South West Primary School

Earlier this year our school was incredibly fortunate to get 96 brand new solar panels installed on the roof of our hall. This is largely thanks to our project partners, The Moreland Energy Foundation Ltd (MEFL) and Urban Renewables.      On Monday the 26th of October, in place of our regular Monday Morning assembly, […]

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Sustainability at Willmott Park Primary School

October 28, 2015,    By: Willmott Park Primary School
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Water Conference

October 28, 2015,    By: Mill Park Heights Primary School

Mill Park Heights attended the water Conference in 2014.


MPS ENERGY Assembly with MEFL

October 28, 2015,    By: Moreland Primary School

OUR SPECIAL SCIENCE WEEK ASSEMBLY Lucy, from the Moreland Energy Foundation Limited, or MEFL, came to Moreland Primary school on Monday, 11th August. She spoke at assembly about how we could save energy. At Moreland we want to reduce wasteful energy use. We do this so that we can save money on power bills. Another […]


Butterfly Gardens

October 28, 2015,    By: Mill Park Heights Primary School

During one of our Saturday morning working bees, parents, students and staff removed sand from the sandpits in front of each of the grade 1 classrooms and replaced them with soil. The student environment and sustainability group called the Environmental Tacklers then created new garden beds, planting delicious strawberries and delicate flowering plants such as […]


VISY Recycling Incursion

October 28, 2015,    By: Mill Park Heights Primary School

VISY came to Mill Park Heights Primary School to teach our Environmental Tacklers about recycling. They taught us all about different items that can and can’t be recycled.


Solar Panels at Moreland Primary School

October 28, 2015,    By: Moreland Primary School

The article about our Energy assembly which I have included on this site, was printed in our newsletter and introduced our partnership with Moreland Energy Foundation Ltd.(MEFL). Following this assembly we applied for a $10,000 grant from MEFL and were successful. Over the term 3 holidays in 2015, we installed our first set of solar […]


Yarra River Sculpture

October 28, 2015,    By: Mill Park Heights Primary School

Two of our Grade 6 classes and the artist Peter Day worked on producing a community art sculpture as a part of a project our Environmental Team was involved in. Mill Park Heights was very lucky to be asked to be involved in this art sculpture because only 200 students from 4 schools across the […]


Tree Planting Day

October 28, 2015,    By: Mill Park Heights Primary School

Mill Park Heights Primary School had another successful Tree Planting Day. Students were shown how to plant a native tree or shrub by one of the members of the \’Environmental Tackler\’ group. Then each class was able to plant 3 plants in various places around the school. Thanks to Bunnings for your generous donations of […]


St Kevin’s Primary – Water Story

October 27, 2015,    By: St Kevin’s Primary School

St Kevin’s Primary, Lower Templestowe – Water Module Story 2015 St Kevin’s has had a long journey being ‘Eco-friendly’ with the school’s water usage. We have set some important goals to keep our school in line with our ‘Sustainability’ vision – namely to be one day a ‘Five Star’ school. The school, through parent committee […]