Lesson Plans for Teachers on Litter, Waste and Sustainability

August 14, 2019

As an Eco-School, teachers have access to a stack of great resources.  We’d like to promote lesson plans developed to assist in teaching students about the issues of litter, waste and sustainability. Eco-Schools have free access to both global and national lesson plans. The plans are based on the Eco-Schools methodology and for the age

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2018 Territory Tidy Towns Award – WARRUWI

August 5, 2019

Congratulations on Warruwi on winning the following Awards for the 2018 National Territory Tidy Towns program: Litter Management and  Community Participation WARRUWI, also known as Goulburn Island, is situated in Arnhem Land approximately 300Km east of Darwin and just off the coast of West Arnhem Land. This mission island settlement was established back around 1916

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Eco-School Ideas & Inspiration

July 22, 2019

Some ‘Eco-School’ ideas for consideration (either with Pre School, or Primary School, Middle School and High Schools): Create ‘Eco-Warriors’ or ‘Green Teams’ – Leadership groups within each Class or House (Students could design badges) Create ‘Eco-Code’ suitable and applicable to your school – e.g.  ‘Respect Country’,  ‘Strong Country’, ‘Clean and Green’, etc Anti-litter signs (students

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Parap Primary School’s Litter Legends Recycling Centre

July 22, 2019

Eco-Warriors from Parap Primary School launched their new recycling centre initiative in June by handing out orange container collection bags and spreading the message of the importance of recycling single use drink containers. The response was overwhelmingly positive with many parents taking bags home to collect containers in. When the bag is full, it is

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Keep Australia Beautiful Week: 19-25 August 2019

July 22, 2019

Keep Australia Beautiful Week will be held from 19 to 25 August this year to raise awareness about the dangers of Roadside Litter. This year we’re encouraging all Territorians to refrain from littering from their cars, and to report anyone seen doing it. Roadside Litter.   Roadside litter presents such an issue to the environment

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2018 Territory Tidy Towns Award – ENGAWALA

July 20, 2019

Congratulations on Engawala on winning the following Awards for the 2018 National Territory Tidy Towns program: Litter Management Community Participation ENGAWALA is located some 200 km north east of Alice Springs on Alcoota Station which is one of the Territory’s oldest pastoral leases. It was handed back to the traditional owners back in 2012. The

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Plastic Free July

June 26, 2019

Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities. Will you be part of Plastic Free July by choosing to refuse single-use plastics? Join millions of people reducing their plastic waste. Here are

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2018 Territory Tidy Towns Award – HERMANNSBURG (NTARIA)

June 26, 2019

Congratulations on Hermansburg (NTAIA) on winning the following Awards for the 2018 National Territory Tidy Towns program: Litter Management Community Participation HERMANNSBURG (NTAIA) is located approximately 130Km west of Alice Springs and commenced its beginnings back in 1877. It now boasts a population of nearly 700  residents. Hermannsburg’s settlement is based at the remote foothills of

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“Bang it & Bin It” this Territory Day

June 1, 2019

Keep Australia Beautiful is pleading and urging all Territorians to  be responsible and bin their ‘Territory Day’ fireworks litter (spent fireworks cartridges, food and drinks containers, rubbish, etc) after Territory Day fireworks on Saturday night 1st July 2019. Territory Day Firework litter left discarded on beaches, in our parks and on roadways is unsightly and poses a danger and risk to people,

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Santa Teresa (Ltyentye Apurte) WINS National Award and takes home several 2019 Australia Sustainable Community Awards

April 12, 2019

 The Central Australian MacDonnell Regional Council desert community township of Santa Teresa (Ltyentye Apurte) has done Northern Territory extremely proud and is Australia’s 2019 outright WINNER as well as winner of the Litter Prevention Category, Environmental Communication and Engagement Category, Community Health, Wellbeing and Interest Category, Young legend Category plus the well-deserved ‘Highly Commended’ recipients

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