Have you ever considered the life-cycle of a chicken nugget? No, well our future environment leaders have shone the light on sustainable food production at the ‘Kids Teaching Kids Sustainable Youth Conference’ at Westvale Community Centre’ recently.
This year’s theme ‘Think. Eat. Save.’ inspired some interesting ways of being green when it comes to food consumption through kids presenting to other kids (and adults!):
Check out some of these ideas in the photo gallery below:
This is the fifth year the event has run and is a celebration of how much local students care about their environment. It was a huge success this year and Council would like to see the event continue to grow, encouraging more schools to get involved with the conference.
Schools that took part this year were:
If you are involved in a local school and would like to take part in next year’s conference contact Brimbank’s Environmental Education Officer on 9249 0000.
Kids Teaching Kids is an organisation that runs an annual ‘Kids Teaching Kids Week’ where over 10,000 students from around Australia take part in environmentally focused events.Brimbank would like to thank Kids Teaching Kids for their ongoing support throughout the conference. For more information about the program, visit kidsteachingkids.com.au
Council also helps schools be sustainable by:
Council would like to congratulate every student and teacher for the dedication and hard work in educating us all on how to create a better sustainable future for us all.
Council is a passionate advocate of the environment and is proud to have just won the Sustainable City of the Year award in Victoria.
When it comes to our future leaders, the ‘Kids Teaching Kids Sustainable Youth Conference’, was the place to be.
The 2014 conference involved more than 130 students from all over Brimbank in a space buzzing with sustainable ideas and inventions.