Category: Litter & Waste

6 December 2021

Global Goals Advent Calendar

2022-03-04T17:06:34+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Welcome to the Global Goals Advent Calendar! With the festive season fast approaching Green-Schools wanted to take the opportunity to introduce the Global Goals through both fun and engaging activities themed around the advent season! These activities were specifically curated to take minimal time and preparation. We hope you enjoy, and do not forget [...]

10 June 2021

Litter Less Campaign & Competition Winners

2021-06-10T10:41:27+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Well done to twenty-two schools who recently completed the Litter Less Campaign! Litter Less is a one-year optional campaign for primary schools working on Litter and Waste or Global Citizenship: Litter and Waste. Participating schools carried out extra litter and waste monitoring, took part in Litter Less Home Challenges and the #LitterLessTogether competition. Students carried out litter [...]

26 March 2021

Ethics of Climate Change Resource Launch & Workshop

2022-02-16T11:24:25+00:00By |Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Energy, Global Citizenship Marine Environment, Biodiversity, Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel, Water theme, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Biodiversity and Food, Global Citizenship Biodiversity and Food, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Biodiversity, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Energy, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste|

We are happy to announce a launch of our new resource for Secondary Schools: the Ethics of Climate Change Toolkit. This toolkit aims to discuss moral problems related to climate change using critical, collaborative and creative thinking. (Click image on right to access the new resource) The resource links to our Travel theme and [...]

7 October 2020

International Day of the Girl Child: My Voice, Our Equal Future

2020-10-09T09:34:07+00:00By |Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Global Citizenship Energy, Global Citizenship Energy, Global Citizenship Energy, Global Citizenship Energy, Global Citizenship Energy|

11 October 2020, is the UN International observed Day of the Girl Child. Did you know that there over 1.1 billion girls around the World under 18? Whilst many young women in 2020 have the opportunity to work towards realising their full potential as female leaders, entrepreneurs and some of the greatest change-makers the [...]

6 October 2020

Secondary schools – Register for the Neat Streets Programme 2020/21

2020-10-06T11:41:55+00:00By |Litter & Waste, Litter & Waste, Litter & Waste, Litter & Waste, Litter & Waste, Litter & Waste|

An Taisce’s Neat Streets Programme has opened registration for the 2020/21 academic year, and this year is extra special as Neat Streets celebrates their 10th year of students taking action for their environment! Spaces are limited, so if your school is interested, please complete the registration form here. Register Neat Streets [...]

29 September 2020

International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste

2020-09-30T16:36:19+00:00By |Biodiversity|

September 29th marks the first ever United Nations observed International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, and on this day Green-Schools will celebrate the launch of its tenth and newest Green Flag; Global Citizenship Food and Biodiversity. Food loss and waste is occurring in many of the wealthier countries worldwide, and at [...]

13 November 2019

Green-Schools, Global Goals Conference 2019

2020-08-28T10:17:25+00:00By |Uncategorized|

It’s been a busy end of the year in Green-Schools, with heightening activity happening around climate action, sustainable development and environmental awareness. With support from Irish Aid, the much anticipated Global Goals Conference took place on November 12th, at Radisson Blu Little Island, Cork. Much like last years launch, the conference was great success for [...]

22 September 2019

Green-Schools Seminars 2019/2020

2020-08-28T10:17:26+00:00By |Global Citizenship Travel, Uncategorized, Global Citizenship Biodiversity and Food, Travel theme, Water theme, Energy, Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

Welcome back to the new Green-Schools year! Every year, in partnership with local authorities, we host seminars for teachers in locations across the country. These one-hour seminars are focused on introducing teachers to new Green-Schools themes and are a great place to meet Green-Schools and local authority staff; get information on the theme you're beginning [...]

12 June 2019

MyWaste.ie and Green-Schools Partnership Launched

2020-08-28T10:17:36+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Minister Richard Bruton launched the partnership between MyWaste.ie and the Green-Schools programme at Our Lady of Consolation National School, Donnycarney on Monday, June 10. While visiting the school Minister Bruton also raised its first Green Flag, which was awarded to the school for their work on the theme of Litter & Waste. MyWaste.ie is Ireland’s [...]

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