Tuesday, 19 June 2012

Reduce, Re-use, Recycle

Here at Pinehill School we take looking after the environment seriously.  We do a lot of things to keep our school and the environment clean.

Here are a few things we do around the school:

- We have painted the drains to remind people that these drains only drain rain!
- We sort our rubbish with paper and cardboard boxes separately so they can be recycled properly.
- Walking to school is promoted at our school so we don't use cars as often.
- We also take our own rubbish from our lunch boxes home.



Yesterday our school was awarded the Gold Travelwise School Award and received an additional Walking Award for 'contribution to creating a walking or scooter culture in the school'.  Here is a picture of our school representatives with these awards.


From Pinehill Room 14
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8 comments:

  1. Hi Room 14,
    That's an awesome acheivement, getting both a gold ravelwise school award and a walking award! I also love your idea of painting the drains! At least then there won't be anything like paint going through our eco-system. How many people do you think are walking to school and do you think we can get most kids in the country to walk at least twice a week?

    From Sammiiee at Tawa Intermediate, Wellington

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  2. Hey guys its Nate here from Tawa intermediate you won a very nice award, you guys are lucky I wish our school had won that award.

    Bye Room 14
    From Nate>

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  3. We have painted around some of our drains too at our school. We also really like your cool awards - we got a travelwise award too this year. Congratulations!

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  4. Hi Room 14
    That's awesome that you got the travelwise award.
    That video you guys have put on your post is really cool.

    From Helen
    Tawa Intermediate, Wellington

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  5. hi room 14

    thats awesome thats awesome you got that award.
    that video that you made and put on your blog is awesome.

    from sarah
    tawa intermediate, wellington

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  6. Hi room 14

    well done on your fantastic acheivement!those awards are really flashy as well.most of the boys in my class have made a little chant out of your frase 'Reduce,Re-use,Recycle'.now its stuck in my head!Hope you get more awards.

    Sallyann,Room 15,tawa intermediate,wellington!

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  7. Hi room 14,

    Your video was awesome guys.
    I like your drains they're very cool.
    I also like the idea of having your whoe school into it.

    Bye Stephen

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