Greening Hartwell

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Greening Hartwell

  1. 1. Greening HartwellReuse the past, recycle the present, save the future<br />Michael Lee and Alex Parrington<br />Hartwell Primary School<br />
  2. 2. Embedding sustainable behaviors and practices within the whole school curriculum<br />
  3. 3. Abstract<br />This project implemented practices and programs at Hartwell Primary School that permanently changed the schools teachers, students and the communities understanding and future planning for water, waste, recycling, biodiversity and energy management. The aim of the project is the give the children at Hartwell ownership of the programs and for them to become the driving force behind them.<br />
  4. 4. School Rebuild in progress<br />A perfect opportunity to include sustainable practices and features in the new buildings<br />
  5. 5. Visual Changes in the yard<br />For example: Water Tanks<br />
  6. 6. Recycling Organic Waste<br />We have 11 Bokashi Buckets in classrooms two compost bins and a worm farm.<br />
  7. 7. Our vegetable patch (before)<br />
  8. 8. Our vegetable patch (after)<br />
  9. 9. Collection of overflow drinking water was a huge saving for our gardens<br />
  10. 10. Recycling<br />We initiated a coordinated recycling program including the collection of paper, cardboard and the introduction of council collected comingled waste.<br />
  11. 11. Native Plants<br />We have planted over 100 indigenous plants in the school grounds<br />
  12. 12. Green Day<br />As a celebration of our commitment to sustainability at Hartwell and the work done so far, we had a “Green Day” with a guest speaker. The kids dressed in green and we had a rubbish free lunch and planted indigenous trees.<br />
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  14. 14. The impacts on our school<br /><ul><li>Change in behavior attitudes and awareness
  15. 15. Improvement in use of resources ie water, paper and waste including food waste
  16. 16. Increase volume of recycled materials including paper, cardboard, tins and bottles
  17. 17. The formation of a sustainability committee
  18. 18. Student environmental action teams for weather reports, recycling, water and gardening
  19. 19. Embedding sustainability in the school curriculum</li></li></ul><li>The End...or is it?<br />

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