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It is on again! Follow this link to see this flyer online, watch the video and register. https://www.smore.com/see0r-2015-youth-eco-summit-yes?ref=email

  Ever wondered what happens after you flush? If you live in an urban area then your waste will disappear down the pipes and you will probably not give it any further thought. Most likely your waste will travel to a Sewage Treatment Plant (STP), then eventually it will end up back in our waterways. For most of the 15 or so STP’s in Western Sydney, the water will return from whence it came… Read More

The email below just came out from Mike Bartlett at the Sydney Olympic Park Authority. Very good news that YES is on again. Brewongle will be there! Bring your class to join us….. Dear friends and colleagues, YES! its that time of year again. Please share this with your school and agency networks. The invitation is now open for program providers to showcase at YES 2014 and for Schools to participate in… Read More

  What did you do for World Environment Day? If your school had an event or participated in something I would love to hear about it and put it up on this blog! Brewongle was involved in a fantastic event with about 70 primary school students from public schools around the Hawkesbury area. We all descended on the Earthcare Centre at the University of Western Sydney Richmond Campus for an inspiring day… Read More

What a classroom we had on this brilliant blue crisp morning in Bourke. The Darling River was meandering by as we were joined by students from the Distance Ed program and the outlying small schools. The older students took to the water to learn some kayaking skills and discover what makes a healthy river. It was a picture perfect morning as they paddled and waved to the passing paddle steamer. The littler kids… Read More

  “Think about it, why would you make something that you’re going to use for a few minutes out of a material that’s basically going to last forever, and you’re just going to throw it away. What’s up with that?” – Jeb Berrier (Bag It movie). The world uses 10 billion disposable plastic bags every week (let me just emphasise this!!!! it looks worse with all the zeros – thats 10,000 000 000!!) and… Read More