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Waste, Organic Recycling & Life Cycle Analysis

Learn how CERES teaches about waste as a resource and have the opportunity to design your own environmental education activity

This 1-day workshop will be coming in 2022.

$120 | 1 day

Coming in 2022

As part of CERES Environmental Education Course, you can enrol in 1 day workshops (professional learning days) that focus on sustainability topics. Through a mix of theory, demonstrations, hands-on and design activities you will explore waste, plastic pollution, organic recycling and the life cycle of stuff. Learn how CERES teaches about waste, explore other waste programs, resources and have the opportunity to design your own environmental education activity.

Topics covered on the day:

  • How to reduce your waste, 4Rs
  • E-waste & Life Cycle Analysis
  • Organic recycling & food waste
  • Simple actions big impacts
  • Litter and plastics
  • Waste campaigns and actions
  • How to teach about waste
  • Create your own waste education activity

Lauren Kaszubski is the CERES Excursions Waste Programs Coordinator and for her, it all started in Year 9 when she heard the first-hand story of a woman living in the treetop of a Californian Redwood for 464 days in protest against the logging of local Redwood forests. It was the story that would inspire Lauren to start the first ever Environmental Awareness Group at her high school and go on to study Environmental Science & Management at the University of Newcastle. During her time of study Lauren started working casually in outdoor education programs and this soon ignited her passion to work with children and the environment at the same time. Now-a-days Lauren is all about worm poo, recycling & waste management, and local food systems. Lauren started volunteering at CERES in 2013 and soon after became one of the CERES Excursions casual teachers. As of late 2013 Lauren has been the Excursions Waste Programs Co-ordinator. With her passion and knowledge combined Lauren works towards providing students with creative hands-on learning experiences that they can carry with them throughout their day-to-day lives.

What you will learn

  • How to reduce your waste
  • E-waste and Life Cycle Analysis
  • Organic recycling and food waste

What you will get

  • Access to online resources and waste activities
  • Inspiration to teach others
  • Confidence in how to create your own activities

What to bring

  • Pen and paper
  • A desire to participate in activities and contribute to discussions!

What to wear

Dress for the weather, sturdy shoes for exploring the outdoors

Appropriate for

Beginners to advanced levels in education and environmental studies will gain from the class

CERES reserves the right to cancel workshops due to insufficient numbers.

If we cancel the workshop you will be entitled to a 100% refund, or you may choose to transfer to another date, subject to availability.

If you decide to withdraw 7 or more days prior to the workshop date CERES will retain a 10% administration fee.

If you decide to withdraw less than 7 days prior to the workshop date CERES will retain 100% of your workshop fee.

Should CERES have to cancel the course due to Government changes relating to the COVD-19 response, we will let you know as soon as possible. Affected participants will be sent a notification that includes details on how to re-book another date or workshop. While cancellations on our part remain refundable within the specified time period, we do hope you will consider bearing with us in these precarious and trying times, and consider the rescheduled date where possible.