If you are looking for resources about greener management of schools, then here are a few places to start:
- Eco Schools is the ultimate website for a green headteacher. The best gateway for all that’s green in UK education.
- The Green Apple Awards are awarded to business and public services for contributions to improving the environment.
Energy efficiency and recycling
- Recycle-more has a section on their website for schools as well a recycling centre locator.
- Money to Schools and Collect4School are ways of fundraising for schools throughout the UK by means of printer cartridge recycling programmes.
- Climate change and energy efficiency links from gov.uk.
- When looking to replace electrical equipment look for energy efficient models on Sust-it.net.
- Some good ideas in the Schools Program from the Alliance to Save Energy in the USA.
- Learning through Landscapes is a UK-based organisation which wishes support schools in transforming their schools grounds for learning.
- Groundwork is an organisation dedicated to improving the environment in cities and old industrial areas. If your school is in one of these areas you may be able get them involved.
- Forest Schools is an innovative educational approach to outdoor play and learning.
- Sustrans is a national campaign for sustainable transport which promotes safer cycling.