Environmental education

Council's Environmental Education Officer, Suzanne Lynch develops and delivers environmental education services throughout the Clarence Valley in order to promote sustainable living, primarily in the area of waste management.

Council has an Environmental Education Officer for the Clarence Valley Council, Suzanne Lynch. Suzanne's role is to assist the development and delivery of environmental education services throughout the Clarence Valley in order to promote sustainable living, primarily in the area of waste management. Suzanne can be contacted at Council's office at 2 Prince Street, Grafton or by phone on 6643 0200.

Bring council's waste expertise to your school

Council's Education Officer offers school visits suitable for K-10 on waste topics including worm farming and recycling and new waste management technology. Assistance in conducting a school waste audit is available. Waste auditing offers students a hands on learning experience, as well as providing valuable data for waste management planning. Council's Education Officer can also assist with the waste minimisation component of your school's environmental management plan (semp).

Trip to the tip

Each year during National Recycling Week Council invites a school to participate in the Landfill Open Day or Trip to the Tip. Students are taken on a tour of the Waste Transfer Facility to track the contents of their yellow recycling bins, and then to the Grafton Regional Landfill to see what happens to general waste from their red bins. Here they are treated to a performance of the mobile waste education unit the Greenhouse.

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