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Environment Club Program

Young people see a problem and are instantly motivated to act. A school environment club gives students the platform they need to take action on the environmental issues they feel passionate about. Channeling student energy and enthusiasm into an environment club will let students take a leadership role in identifying and achieving your school’s environmental goals.

Environment Club Ideas:

Your environment club’s eco-initiatives can be big or small and may take the form of awareness activities, school events, or programs. The following are some ideas to get you started.

Awareness

  • Hold a “wear green” day.
  • Show an environmental film.
  • Create a green school mural.
  • Deliver environmental presentations to peers.
  • Go on an environmentally-focused field trip.
  • Perform skits/songs with a green message at holiday assemblies.
  • Create environmental tips and memos for your school website, newsletter, bulletin board, or hallway digital monitor.
  • Promote special occasions like Waste Reduction Week, Earth Day and Compost Awareness Week.

Activities and Events

Programs and Guidelines

  • Introduce paper reduction guidelines.
  • Start a comprehensive recycling program.
  • Implement waste reduction initiatives in the cafeteria.
  • Create idle-free zones.

MMSB Workshop

Our 30-minute Kick-Start Your School Environment Club Program can help your club identify their top environmental concerns at school and work together to come up with a plan to green their school community. Participants are led through an exercise on developing SMART goals and objectives, and introduced to resources designed by MMSB to help start environmental initiatives at school. This workshop will leave students with the motivation and tools necessary to guide their school to a greener future.

 

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Contact schools@mmsb.nl.ca for more information.