School

Energy Conservation

  • Set all electronic equipment to energy saving mode (PCs, Laptops, Photocopiers etc.)
  • Check that all the electronic devices are turned off before leaving
  • Avoid switching on lights in areas where natural lights is abundantly available
  • Switch off lights and ceiling fans when leaving an empty classroom
  • Utilize the nature winds as much as possible to reduce the use of fans and air conditioning
  • Set air conditioning to at least 25°C

Waste & Management Recycling

  • Carry out recycling drive. Set up recycling bins in school and recycle paper, aluminum cans and plastic bottles
  • Assign a proper recycling company to collect recycled waste, used office equipment and toner cartridges and bottles
  • Allocate specific areas for recycle waste disposal
  • Create waste segregation labeling and place it around the school
  • Composting the nature waste to be used as fertilizer for the school garden

Environmental Education & Initiatives

  • Cultivate green habits in school by displaying posters and stickers with tips on saving energy and resources
  • Educate students of all level about 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse & Recycle)
  • Set up Environmental Committee and actively involve in managing the school's green environment
  • Plant fruits and vegetables in the school garden
  • Assign students to participate in hands-on environmental activities such as pick up litters and manage waste segregation in school
  • Organise at least one environmental competition every year
  • Educate students about carbon footprints and encourage them to manage and reduce their daily carbon footprints as and when possible
  • Organise regular outdoor excursion for students to places that revolve on the nature environment
  • Involve the entire school to participate in the Clean & Green Singapore activities. For more information: http://www.cgs.sg/

Resource Conservation

  • Use duplex printing to minimize the excess paper usage
  • Use on both side of paper: reuse the other side of paper to minimize excess paper usage
  • Regular check on the school taps to reduce the possibility of any water leakage
  • Use scrap paper and recycle materials (aluminum, plastic, cardboard etc.) for art & craft projects/school works
  • Submit school projects in softcopy (reduce print)
  • Use permanent cutlery and cups in school
  • Practice "No Plastic Bag" at school bookshop to make it a protocol for student to bring their own recycling bag when purchase bulk items

You can check out the Singapore Environment Council's School Green Awards (SGA) booklets for the useful green tips and activities to educate the students.

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