Global Citizenship – Litter and Waste is a maintenance theme which enables schools to discover how Green-Schools work has positively influenced people and environments worldwide while revising the previous Litter and Waste theme.

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Schools working on Global Citizenship – Litter and Waste reduced their waste to landfill by a further 23% during the 2017/2018 academic year

Case studies

Working on the Global Citizenship – Litter & Waste theme made us really look at our school population and celebrate all the different nationalities represented within it. We learned about each other’s places of birth, focused on greetings in different languages, learned how birthdays are celebrated in different countries and what people like to eat for breakfast. This created positive feelings of other places and highlighted our similarities.
St Columba's GNS with Facility for Deaf Children, Douglas, Cork

Explore the 17 Sustainable Development Goals through books suitable for all ages in our Global Goals Book Club. Click the button below to access a book for almost all SDGs (with more on the way) and the recordings and resources to bring the stories and the goals to life!

Global Goals Book Club

Contact us

Birgit O'Driscoll
Birgit O'DriscollGreen-Schools Coordinator Global Citizenship
David MacIlwraith
David MacIlwraithGreen-Schools Global Citizenship Education Officer
Vicky Donnelly
Vicky DonnellyGlobal Citizenship Education Officer
Siobhán Hughes
Siobhán HughesGreen-Schools Global Citizenship Education Officer