Waste education

We provide waste education programs for primary and secondary schools, early learning centres, kindergartens and the community. These programs are run by EnviroCom Australia on our behalf.

School Waste Education Program

Primary and secondary schools are eligible for free waste education presentations as part of our 'Wipe Out Waste' program. 

For an overview of the sessions offered, view our:  

To book a waste education presentation please contact our Waste Education Officer. For additional waste education resources, visit Sustainability in Schools

Early Learning Centre/Kindergarten Waste Education Program

Early learning centres and kindergartens are eligible for a free waste education professional development program.  

As part of this program, each centre will receive a free waste education kit including:  

  • Two story books
  • Follow up activities 
  • Two posters 
  • Waste calculator  

These resources help centres assess their waste and create action plans. For more information, contact our Waste Education Officer.   

Community Waste Education Program

We run a range of waste education workshops, tours, competitions and engagement activities for the community throughout the year.

These include: 

  • Composting, worm farming and Boakshi workshops 
  • Tours of the Material Recovery Facility (MRF) where the recycling from our yellow-lidded bins is taken
  • Tour of the garden waste processing facility where the material from our green-lidded bins is taken  
  • Op shop tours 
  • Waste and recycling presentations 
  • Competitions 
  • Reuse workshops  

If you would like to come along to one of these sessions please contact our Waste Education Officer or subscribe to our sustainability enews

For additional waste education programs and resources, visit: 

Sustainability Victoria - Love Food Hate Waste 

Metropolitan Waste and Recovery Group - Back to Earth