War on waste school!

Insight

This is a clip about a school in Adelaide that was inspired by the television show War On Waste and is trying to make their school and surroundings have less waste.

 

Recalls

Australia use to be one of the best countries when it comes to waste but now they are one of the worst.

Every year Australia creates 41 million tonnes of rubbish.

Coffee cups are not recyclable so the kids convinced shop owners to let customers have a discount if they use reusable cup

 

Summary

These school kids are trying to help the environment by reducing waste in their school.  The SRC are looking at getting compost bins to stop food scraps going into landfill and they bought calico bags so they could reuse them in their school.

 

Questions

  1. Are there any other things they do to reduce their rubbish at the school?
  2. Have the school measured their waste to see if they are reducing their waste?

 

Here is the link to the clip

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4689455.htm

 

 

 

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