Banksia Award for Resource Smart Schools Program

congratulationsWe’re delighted to let you all know that ResourceSmart Schools took out the ‘Education for Sustainability’ category award at the Banksia Sustainability Awards which was held in Sydney on 13 November.

The Education for Sustainability Award recognises leadership and achievement in raising awareness of sustainability issues, and promoting change in values and behaviour in sustainability. ResourceSmart Schools fulfilled this criteria by demonstrating positive environmental change through its statewide framework.

Judges commented that ResourceSmart Schools was ‘best-practice’ and ‘world-leading’ in its approach to sustainability education and could demonstrate strong quantitative and qualitative evidence of its impact.

The North East Waste and Resource Recovery Group in collaboration with local government employees a ResourceSmart School facilitator to service the north east region, Linda Anania.  Linda can be contacted by emailing

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