We have shared our Eco Action Plans with the Parent Council and are now ready to fully implement our Eco Schools work. The first area we require support in is meeting our Waste Targets. In order to minimise waste of food and packaging in our school the Eco Committee has considered good practice from other South Lanarkshire schools.
Starting from Thursday 14th February children will no longer use bins to dispose of the contents of their packed lunches. All uneaten food and packaging will be taken home. There will be fruit bins for the children to dispose of fruit in the dinner hall and round the school, which will be emptied into a compost bin for future gardening projects.
This is to encourage everyone to consider using recyclable tubs/bottles for sandwiches and drinks if possible and therefore minimising waste. It is also an effective way to ensure parents and carers are fully aware of exactly what their child has eaten in school and it prevents any food being unnecessarily thrown away.
Thank you for your continued support, The Eco Committee