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  • Green Day 2011

    1. 1. Green Day 2011 A day to think about the things we can all do to be Greener Community, Learning and Creativity in Harmony
    2. 2. What does it mean to be green ? “ Being green means that we live our lives in a way which looks after the planet for future generations.”
    3. 3. What is Green Britain Day? “ It’s a day where we can celebrate all of the great green things we have done, and think about things we can do to be even greener in the future.”
    4. 4. How can we be green ?
    5. 5. <ul><li>using less energy </li></ul><ul><li>using less water </li></ul><ul><li>recycling waste </li></ul><ul><li>using greener transport </li></ul><ul><li>caring for plants and animals </li></ul>Being green includes:
    6. 6. What have we done to make Hawes Side greener ?
    7. 7. <ul><li>reduced waste by 25% </li></ul><ul><li>Increased the amounts of and types of recycling. </li></ul><ul><li>Increased composting of fruit and veg waste </li></ul><ul><li>reduced paper consumption </li></ul><ul><li>reduce energy consumption by switching off lights </li></ul><ul><li>Said goodbye to standby </li></ul><ul><li>Planted over 430 trees improving habitats for wildlife </li></ul><ul><li>developed the sensory garden and allotments </li></ul><ul><li>Obtained the Green Flag </li></ul>We have:
    8. 8. Here comes 2c with their fantastic recycling song!
    9. 9. A big green ‘Thank You’ to you all! “ Together we have made our school greener . That has helped to make Britain a greener place too.”
    10. 10. What we would like you to do on Green Day <ul><li>D esign a mascot for the Schools Green Council. A whole school competition. You will get the chance to vote in the final. </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss as a class- how small steps / changes to behaviours / routines can lead to big differences and improvements in the environment. </li></ul><ul><li>make pledges – to change a behaviour at home which will make them greener eg recycle all paper, recycle all plastic bottles etc </li></ul><ul><li>Help your class to be creative and make a model or collage out of recycled materials </li></ul><ul><li>Do some maintenance work on the friendship trees planted last year – </li></ul><ul><li>undertake a Litter Pick or even some gardening </li></ul><ul><li>How about writing your own song for the environment. </li></ul>
    11. 11. Keep up the good work… What can we do next year to make the school even greener ? How can we make our homes greener ?

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