The Eastern Alliance for Sustainable Learning provides professional development, learning and networking opportunities for early years, primary and secondary schools in the following local government areas:
- City of Whittlesea
- Maroondah City Council
- Manningham City Council
- Knox City Council
- Yarra Ranges Council
Teacher Environment Network Meetings
Workshops & Events
What a Waste! Exploring Waste in the East
When: Tuesday, 31 July 2018
Details: This full day professional development session is run by EASL and is available to anyone living or working within the EASL region.
The day involves a trip through different waste facilities within Melbourne’s east, including recycling and waste centres, to explore what happens with our waste when it goes in the bin. A bus will be organised to take attendees to all locations on the day. Morning tea and lunch is provided as part of this event.
All attendees will receive a certificate of participation by email after the event.
Time: 8:45am to 4:30pm
Where: Leaving from Walker Park, corner Maroondah Hwy and Dunlavin Rd
Folllow your Waste Tours
Each year, Yarra Ranges Council offers a limited number of free ‘Follow Your Waste’ tours to school groups (Grade 3 upwards) to visit a landfill site and recycling centre in the Dandenong area. The excursion is free of charge – the school is only required to cover the cost of mini-bus transport. A maximum of two classes of per school may attend. If your class is studying waste and recycling, and would like to learn more about what happens to the waste that is collected through our household bins, please contact our Sustainability Officer, Lisa Loulier, on 9294 6343.