Greening your school
green school /grEn skül / n. a school building or facility that creates a healthy environment that is conducive to learning while saving energy, resources and money
Imagine Australia's children spending each day in an educational setting that was both sustainable and inspiring - where natural light and fresh air, innovative design and green features came together to provide a living lesson in environmental sustainability.
That's just what green schools do, and Green Star can help your school go green with our Green Star - Education v1 rating tool.
Green Schools report
Read the Green Building Council of Australia's Green Schools report that outlines the benefits of green schools, and shares the practical experience of ministers, education departments, principals and teachers in embracing the Green Star - Education rating tool.
Find out more about green schools including:
- The benefits of greening your school
- Useful tips on how you can green your school
- How Green Star can support your school
- Executive Director Robin Mellon on practical solutions and benefits of greening your school
- Who you can contact for advice
- Links to other resources
The GBCA is a proud sponsor of the Green Lane Diary, a program of Green Cross Australia.
To get your school involved visit greenlanediary.org.