Litter & Waste is the first theme of the Green-Schools programme. The theme is a great starting point for encouraging a sense of personal pride and responsibility in tackling two visible issues in schools and communities.

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In 2015 participating Green-Schools diverted 4,700 tonnes of waste from landfill

Case studies

Step 1: Forming a Green-Campus Committee

Case Studies on Committees GMIT Letterfrack Green-Campus Committee have a representative who sits on both the local Tidy [...]

Step 2: Environmental Review

Case Studies Environmental Review The first Intervarsity BioBlitz, held in May 2014, saw 5 campuses competing to record [...]

Step 3: Action Plan

Case Studies on Action Planning: Establishment of a 5 acre Native Woodland in Letterfrack, Co. Galway Collaborators: GMIT Letterfrack, [...]

The Green-Schools Programme definitely helped to raise awareness and promoted a sense of community. We have found that our school is a better, cleaner, greener environment because of the changes we have implemented.
Green-Schools Coordinators Fiona and Caroline, Divine Mercy JNS, Balgaddy, Lucan, Co. Dublin

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