St. Laurence’s pioneering the way towards a GREENER WORLD.
Here in St. Laurence's, we maintain a high standard of “Green-
What have we reduced?
1. Reduced Waste
Less waste was our initial target and our major success in this department was achieved through individual and whole-
Complimenting this lunch initiative in our endeavour to reduce waste, is the huge emphasis we place on using both sides of the paper when photocopying. Our unwanted used paper is shredded and fed to our composter.
2. Reduced Energy Consumption
Embodied in our Green-
3. Reduced Water Consumption
In St. Laurence’s, we ensure all sinks have stoppers to ensure precious water is not flowing down the drain. All rooms display notices in sink-
4. Reduced Paper Consumption
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5. Reduced Car-
Walk the walk: 2006-
Cycling Workshops in 2007 gave 5th class children much enjoyment and practical skills and safety technique.
1. Save the Trees
Children and adults are encouraged to use both sides of the paper.
2. Postage Stamps
We also collect used postage stamps which we present to the Guide Dogs Association on an annual basis.
Our fifth class children annually take part in the Ringo Scheme taking their duties very seriously.
Junk Art has always been a popular part of our art programme, and children are encouraged to collect items of a recyclable nature for all kinds of art projects throughout the year. One of the highlights of our calendar is the Wicklow County Council Christmas Decoration Competition which we have taken part in since its debut.
When it comes to recycling, no small credit is due to our “Bin-
They also oversee the collection of the milk-
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How can you help?
Join our Green Committee.
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To support our Reduce, Re-