Happy Low Waste Holidays
The holiday season is a time of family, gift-giving and food. Unfortunately, it can also be a very wasteful time of the year! Try and make it a low or now- waste time by choosing sustainable gifts, recycling what you can and planning meals so there aren't too many leftovers!
For tips on how to reduce your impact these holidays, see the 12 Wastes of Christmas fact sheet from Green Industries SA.
The fourth episode of ABC TV's War on Waste is available to watch on iview! KESAB's Executive Director, John Phillips makes an appearance, as does the fantastic Star of the Sea School - who have now reduced their material to landfill to just 0.06 L per person per day!
To participate in the Less to Landfill Challenge at your site and replace your landfill bins with fabulous mini-bins, register here.
Check out the War on Waste podcast for more great conversations and ideas, and for educators - the War on Waste resources page has lots of good stuff!
There is also a War on Waste Survey, the initial results of which can be found
WOW in the News!
Wipe Out Waste (WOW) was filmed in action with the students at Immanuel Primary School by the ABC!
‘Students from Immanuel Primary School have set themselves an astonishing goal — to cut the entire school's waste to just one wheelie bin per week’
Read the full article and watch the story here.
2017 WOW Awards
The Wipe Out Waste Awards were presented at KESAB Sustainable Communities on 28th November 2017. Congratulations to all those recognised!
Upcoming events and activities
Jan 2018 is the next Field Trip, click below for more details!
Wipe Out Waste (WOW) is a South Australian state-wide program to assist all sites, from pre-school to year 12, which supports learning about and reducing waste in a whole of school community approach.
WOW is funded by Green Industries SA and delivered by KESAB environmental solutions.