Fast Facts

  • If something is sustainable it should last forever
  • To sustain something is to keep and support it for the future
  • Leave the world better than you found it, take no more than you need, try not to harm life or the environment, make amends if you do
  • When thinking about sustainability think about where things come from and how they get to us
  • Sustainable development is positive and considered action that have people, the environment and most importantly, the future in mind. Remember 'ELF' - environment, local people, future
  • “UNLESS someone like you cares a whole lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” Dr Seuss’ The Lorax

Find out more about sustainability by following the links below!

Sustainable Schools

You can have a big impact on sustainability by getting active at school to save water and energy, and reduce waste.

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Jobs for the Planet

Green jobs aren’t just for scientists, everyone can think about how their job and place of work affects the environment.

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Sustainable Farming

Making food available for everyone without damaging the environment is one of the biggest challenges today.

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