Council supports a wide variety of learning opportunities and initiatives that will help us move towards a more sustainable community and environment.
Since 2009 Central Otago District Council has funded Enviroschools, a nationally facilitated programme which involves a commitment from the whole school and school community to the Enviro principles. The Enviroschools Programme fosters students and school staff into a sense of place, connection with, and action in, both the natural and built environment. It involves children in hands-on experiences and actions where they can make a positive difference to their own environments.
Waste Free Parenting Online Module Course
Lead by Kate Meads, New Zealand’s own waste-free warrior, this informative and humorous course will leave you inspired and motivated to find one small thing every day that you can do in your household to improve the environment. Broken down into easy to watch modules these videos educate you about the waste problems we face and gives you practical solutions you can try.
To help put your new ideas into practice, when you sign up to the course you will get a gift pack, valued at $50, including a modern cloth nappy and other waste reducing family-friendly products. Theses packs will be available for collection from your local Council office or service centre.
Subsidised with our waste minimisation funding this course costs $11.80 to CODC residents. Sign up at Central Otago Waste Free Parenting course