Green schools

The Green Heart Schools program supports students and schools to become more ecologically sustainable. There are a number of resources available to teachers and students. Register to be a Green Heart school and be alerted to Green Heart events, new resources and to receive the quarterly Green Heart Schools eNews.

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School events and competitions

The 2014 Green Heart Schools Showcase Awards are now open to recognise and celebrate all efforts, great and small to make Brisbane a cleaner, greener and more water-smart city.
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Subscribe to Green Heart Schools eNews

Register for Green Heart Schools eNews to keep informed of the latest school news, events and competitions. Topics include:
  • visits to Brisbane’s natural areas
  • creative ways for your class to reduce its carbon footprint
  • enhancing your local environment
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Environmental learning

Council's environmental learning program is designed for school, tertiary and community groups.

School recycling

Council encourages schools to implement waste minimisation practices. Learn more about worm farms and organic recycling.
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Free trees for schools

Schools are eligible to claim up to 50 free plants from Brisbane City Council.

Sustainable school travel

Learn about active school travel, walking and cycling to school.
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Student Environmental Leadership Network

Students can become skilled in leading sustainable projects in their school and community.

Information for teachers and students

Find out what activities and resources are available for teachers, students and schools.

Green Heart Schools Travel Initiative

Apply for your class to travel free to Council's learning centres.

Reducing Brisbane's emissions

Find out more about Brisbane's greenhouse emissions.

Urban Forest Education Kits

Kits are available for early childhood and primary school students.

Green games

Play green games for fun and to learn about the environment, worm farms and raingardens.