Living Green Schools Program
This page provides information on how the City can help you become a more sustainable school.
Living Green Schools Fund
The Living Green Schools Fund has been developed to support the planning and development of projects and activities at primary and secondary schools to further sustainability objectives.
Schools will be able to apply for up to $4,000 for assistance in completing projects that result in the school community
Reducing water use and protecting/improving water health
Reducing energy use and increase use of renewable energy
Reducing carbon emissions associated with travel to and from school
Valuing, protecting and increasing habitat for biodiversity (for example plants, animals and trees)
Increasing the use of recycled or re-used materials, reduce use of raw materials, single-use items and packaging, reduce waste going to landfill and increase recycling
|Mid to late February||Applications open|
|4 weeks after applications open||Deadline for submission of applications|
|4 weeks after deadline||Grants awarded to successful applicants|
If you are interested please fill out an expression of interest here and we can let you know as soon as applications open.
Plants 4 Schools
Over winter, schools can apply to receive up to 60 waterwise native plants assist in the delivery of lessons that incorporate the Sustainability cross curriculum priority to promote the establishment of gardens with low water requirements.
Applications are expected to open in May 2021.
Waste Wise Schools Program
The Waste Authority's Waste Wise schools program is for WA primary and secondary schools. It aims to help them with educational strategies for reducing waste while developing positive environmental values in the whole school community.
By becoming an accredited Waste Wise school you will have access to free incursions, grant funding for waste wise projects, and ongoing support.
For more information, please visit the Waste Authority WA website.