NetWaste's Environmental Learning Adviser organises and runs many school and community educational programs and workshops. The ELA is also responsible for providing information on waste minimisation practices for homes and business though a number of educational means as listed below. The Environmental Learning Facility, is a multi-functional centre for learning, which is designed to provide a working demonstration of the technologies available for developing more ecologically sustainable lifestyles.
Waste Education Strategy
NetWaste is in the process of developing an updated Waste Education Strategy that will provide focus for the next 3 to 5 years. The first stage of this process has been extensive consultation with member councils, community, business, schools and pre- schools. We are presently developing a draft document that will be distributed for comment by early May 2013.
We have a number of Fact Sheets available for download from our web site:
A number of workshops and presentations are offered FREE of charge to community and school groups with in the NetWaste Region.
- Whoops That Doesn't Go In The Recycle Bin
- Rethink, it's Not Just About Recycling
- Rubbish = Resource
- Worm Power
- Caught On Composting
- Litter Litter Everywhere
- Stuck On Stuff
- See what's cooking. Make Your Own Sun Oven!
Education Weeks for Schools in Blayney, Cabonne, Forbes, Orange and Parkes – click here to access the current School Flyer.
If your school is outside the above area but within NetWaste and you would like to organise a visit to your school please contact the Environmental Learning Adviser.
If your community group would be interested in a presentation or workshop contact the NetWaste Environmental Learning Adviser.