This week Midwest Radio looked the green schools within county Mayo
Did you know…
- The Green Schools Project in Ireland has saved over 90,000 trees through paper recycling.
- Ireland’s Green Schools initiative encourages students to explore biodiversity in their local environment.
- It’s estimated that Green Schools in Ireland have reduced CO2 emissions by 88,000 tonnes annually.
Why are the green schools so important?
- Green Schools in Ireland instill eco-consciousness, fostering responsible future generations.
- They promote sustainability, reducing waste, energy usage, and environmental impact.
- Green Schools empower youth to advocate for positive environmental change globally.
What can I do to help recycling?
- Sort recyclables correctly by following local recycling guidelines to prevent contamination.
- Reduce single-use plastic consumption and choose reusable alternatives.
- Educate and engage with the community to promote recycling awareness and participation.
Here’s a few websites if you want to know more!
Green Schools Ireland – www.greenschoolsireland.org
My Waste –Where unwanted items can be recycled – www.mywaste.ie