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AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

The Bob Eat Foundation has joined forces with Plastic Oceans Australasia to recognise the work of schools across Australia and New Zealand who actively engage in initiatives and programs to reduce and improve their waste management systems.

Award of Excellence in Waste Reduction

The Bob Eatt Foundation has joined forces with Plastic Oceans Australasia to recognise the work of schools across Australia and New Zealand who actively engage in initiatives and programs to reduce and improve their waste management systems.

The Award recognises efforts related to waste reduction and prevention through education including initiatives that promote and waste avoidance and reduction to improve recycling systems, single-use plastic pollution and food waste reduction.

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Criteria

Schools demonstrates minimisation of waste sent to landfill through workplace / operational waste reduction plans and audits as well as education initiatives that teach students to mange waste and engagement strategies that encourage teachers, parents and the wider community to participate in waste reduction efforts.

Criteria for Entry
  • Criterion 1: Activity must demonstrate a benefit to the environment AND the community. Criterion 2: Activity must demonstrate a positive impact on the school and their students.

  • Criterion 3: Activity must have been completed within the last 18 month.

  • Criterion 4: Entry must be from a public school.

Further Information

Entry Open and Close Dates
  • Opens 1st of October 2023

  • Closes 30th November 2023

  • Winner announced 15 December 2023
     

Prizes
  • First Place - $600

  • Second Place - $300

  • Third Place - $150 

Entry How to enter
  • Title of the entry

  • A photo or a short video (no longer than 120 seconds)

  • Text (200 - 500 words)

  • School's name and address

  • Contact person for the school - including their name, email address and phone number.

  • Entries can be sent to ricki@plasticoceans.org.au

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