Through the Eyes of an Educator: Wipe Out Waste for Term 2

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Wipe Out Waste for Term 2

I have had a lot of fun working both in the Wipe Out Waste mobile classroom and in school classrooms to spread the word on how to Wipe Out Waste!

Wipe Out Waste is a primary school program that raises awareness and develops students’ understanding of how they can reduce, reuse, recycle and rethink when it comes to the products we buy and the waste we create. We also cover topics on sustainability such as composting and renewable energy. The lessons are delivered through interactive discussion and fun activities. We also enjoy taking along the mobile classroom to community events as it is an interactive and novel way to draw the communities attention to the issue of waste management and what we can all do to help.

I was able to capture some of these moments to share with you!


Raising awareness about reduce, reuse and recycle concepts by making a poster! Students hard at work at Miami State School.



Worm farming on display at the World Harmony Day event held at Currumbin Special School – a great day of international cuisine, traditional dancing, storytelling and wildlife encounters!



World Harmony Day at Currumbin Special School!



The Wipe Out Waste mobile classroom in action at the massive City of Gold Coast Monster Machinery Day.



The huge crowd at the City of Gold Coast Monster Machinery Day which was held at the Southport Broadwater Parklands.



Students of Coombabah State School learn all about how to use the new recycling system the school has out in place. Great work Coombabah!



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