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Life Cycle of Paper

RMIT Life Cycle Resources

May 1, 2013,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team

From 2008-2011, Centre of Design RMIT produced numerous life cycle thinking resources for schools working with CERES Education as part of the ResourceSmart AuSSI Vic framework. These resources are free for everyone to use.   What is the life cycle of a computer? Click here […]

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How ResourceSmart Schools Connects to Yarra Ranges Shire Council’s Services to Schools

April 14, 2014,    By: Yarra Ranges Shire Council

This program supports sustainability practices in schools and contributes to council’s environment and sustainability goals. Connects to the Core, Biodiversity, Energy, Water and Waste modules of ResourceSmart Schools.

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Green Purchasing

April 30, 2013,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team

“Green purchasing” or “green procurement” is when people or organisations buy products and services that minimise negative environmental impacts over their life cycle of manufacturing, transportation, use and recycling or disposal. Examples of environmentally preferable characteristics include products and services that: promote long-lasting, high quality, […]

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Choices For A Rubbish-Free Lunch Program

April 30, 2013,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team
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By Kirsty Costa Many schools around Australia are now contemplating how to best develop ongoing behaviour change with food waste. There are many ways to develop a whole-school program that reduces parent complaints, celebrates achievements and helps save the environment. Here are a range of […]

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Conducting a Litter Audit

May 1, 2013,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team

Conducting a litter audit is a great way to launch a litter reduction campaign at your school. If students find out how much litter is in school grounds, targets can be set and there is a ‘baseline’ for measuring change. CERES has hunted down some resources […]

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How ResourceSmart Schools Connects to Melbourne Water’s Educational Resources

July 18, 2014,    By: Melbourne Water Education Programs

This program helps schools to understand how they interact with the urban cycle and local biodiversity, with a range of free online resources. Connects to the Biodiversity, Waste and Water modules of ResourceSmart Schools.

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RMIT, from E-waste to paper waste in schools

September 3, 2013,    By:

RMIT, Centre of Design, have been a partner of CERES in the ResourceSmart AuSSI Vic – Waste Module since 2008. The centre of design have created fantastic Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) resources for schools. Click here to visit the Life Cycle of a Computer, Photo Voltaic […]

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National Nude Food Day Resources

April 30, 2013,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team

Nude Food is where it’s at! Your school can significantly reduce its landfill waste by encouraging students and their families to pack rubbish free lunches. The great news is that Nutrition Australia and Nude Food Movers are giving schools everything they need to launch a Nude […]

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Compost Ninjas blog by Collingwood College

May 8, 2014,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team

Check out Collingwood College’s blog dedicated to their composting program.

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Food Waste Resources

April 29, 2013,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team

CERES Outreach Group spends hours and hours finding the best sustainability education resources for schools. Here is a collection to help your school with dealing with ‘Food Waste’. Apologies if some of these links don’t work, it’s hard to keep up with the changes on other […]

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