It's Plastic Free July time!
It's July, which means it's time to put in that extra effort to 'Choose to Refuse' single-use plastics! It's not too late to register for the Challenge and join over two million people from 150 countries to make a difference.
For some more local inspiration and tips for schools, see our Plastic Free July page.
The ABC TV War on Waste is back for Season 2 from July 24th
ABC TVs War on Waste, the landmark series that sparked action across the country to cut Australia’s staggering waste levels, returns Tuesday, July 24, at 8.30pm, with host Craig Reucassel tackling new targets including plastic water bottles and straws, e-waste, furniture waste as well as going deeper on previous topics like food waste and the recycling crisis.
War on Waste Season 1 is now available on iTunes.
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
The next Holiday Field Trip will be on the 12th of July, focusing on sites in the southern councils. See the below flyer 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.