Enviroschools leads community waste audit
West Coast Enviroschools are dedicated to reducing waste Coast-wide, supporting centres and schools to conduct annual waste audits. Taking this beyond the school gates, Enviroschools West Coast Regional Coordinator, Zoe Watson, led a community workshop for participants to learn the waste audit process. Read more about how Enviroschools is supporting Sustainable Communities on Te Tai Poutini.
On-Going Commitment to Reducing and Rethinking Waste on the West Coast
The West Coast Enviroschools team have been approaching their waste minimisation work with enthusiasm and style for years. Since 2012 our facilitators have been conducting annual waste reviews with participating schools and centres. Find out more about the effectiveness of this approach here.
Enviro Rangers Take Action for Compost – Reefton Area School
A waste audit drew attention to a system that was still not working effectively so Reefton Area School students explored ways to make use of the organic matter the school was generating. Read more about the success of a student-led action project within our school community here.
Stormwater Awareness Campaign, Kaniere School - Water of Life Case Study
A desire to protect and conserve whitebait led to learning and action for Kaniere School students and collaborating and influencing others in the wider community. Find out more about their use of the Action Learning Cycle, the value of strong partnerships and the pride with which these students and teachers tell their story.
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