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September 2016

European Mobility Week

September 16, 2016 - September 22, 2016

Green-Schools is encouraging schools to start the new school year and celebrate European Mobility Week by examining the different active and sustainable modes available for travelling to school

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November 2016

European Week for Waste Reduction

November 19, 2016 - December 25, 2016

The European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) is an initiative aiming to promote the implementation of awareness-raising actions about sustainable resource and waste management during a single week.

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World Toilet Day

19 November 2016

Saturday November 19 is World Toilet Day. 2.4 billion People do not have adequate sanitation. Poor sanitation increases the risk of disease and malnutrition, especially for women and children. This year, World Toilet Day is focusing on the link between sanitation and nutrition, drawing the world’s attention to the importance of toilets in supporting better…

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March 2017

National Scoot to School Week 2017

March 20 - March 24
Ireland

March 20-24 is Green-Schools National Scoot to School Week. National SOW Day will be held on Wednesday, March 22nd. Participating in National SOW Week/Day shows your support for a greener, healthier environment by encouraging students to scoot to school. This is the third year of National Scoot to School Week, which was the first event…

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World Water Day 2017

22 March 2017
Ireland

World Water Day is an international observance and an opportunity to learn more about water related issues, be inspired to tell others and take action to make a difference. Each year, UN-Water — the entity that coordinates the UN’s work on water and sanitation — sets a theme for World Water Day corresponding to a current or…

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May 2017

Green-Schools National Walk to School Week

May 15 - May 19
Ireland

  Schools across Ireland are currently putting plans in motion to take part in National Walk to School Week, which takes place from Monday May 15th to Friday, May 19th. An Taisce Green-Schools’ National Walk to School Week is a country-wide initiative which will result in thousands of pupils, their parents and teachers walking to…

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June 2017

Green-Schools Bike Week 2017

June 10 - June 18
Ireland

National Bike Week returns from Saturday, June 10 to Sunday June 18, 2017. Schools will be celebrating Bike Week from Monday 12th - Friday 16th. Bike Week is an annual celebration of all that's great about bikes and cycling. Bike Week is held each year with bike themed events organised by local authorities, community groups and cycling groups throughout Ireland. Check out a list of events happening on the Bike Week website.

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