2021 Program Impact Notes

ACES Summary: To date 324 Schools have had solar panels installed This equates to 24 MW of Solar capacity That’s around 54,622 solar panels! Average Impacts (calculated from the last

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Festive tips for a sustainable Christmas

Christmas is traditionally a holiday spent showing our appreciation for family and friends, but how do you keep these festivities friendlier for our planet. Following up our tips from Christmas

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Summer reads to stay inspired

In anticipation of the long summer break, we’ve put together a list of our favourite books of the year. Perfect for motivational beach/pool reading or mindful Christmas gifts. The Book

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School Spotlight: Bribie Island State Primary School

School Spotlight aims to highlight each and every one of the unique schools within the Solar Schools program. This month we’re off to Bribie Island on the northside of Brisbane.

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Sustainability Education Calendar (2021-2022)

NovemberWorld Vegan Day – 1stCOP26 – Glasgow Climate Change Conference – 1st to 12thOutdoor Classroom Day – 4th ​World Tsunami Awareness Day – 5thGarage Sale Trail – 6th – 21stInternational Day for Preventing the Exploitation

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More citizen science projects for students

Participation in citizen science projects is not only beneficial for research but improves our capacity to understand the world around us and strengthens our ability to make positive change. Building

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Green Screen: Essential climate documentaries

If you’re spending more time indoors due to the most recent lockdowns or just the cooler weather, why not catch-up on some of the best climate films and series. These

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School Spotlight: Strathpine West State School

School Spotlight aims to highlight each and every one of the unique schools within the Solar Schools program. This month we’re off to Strathpine, located in Moreton Bay on the

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Plastic Free July (and beyond)

Over the past ten years Plastic Free July has grown from a grassroots Australian concept into a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to

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Winter Tips: Stay warm while being energy efficient

Winter in Australia looks a bit different in every region, Darwin locals might be enjoying a perfect sunny day while Tasmanians watch snow fall as temperatures drop to zero degrees

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