Liam has been concerned for some time about the amount of litter in our local area, and as an active member of our Eco Committee has decided to take action.
We received a letter from Gairloch Primary School on Monday, who have been doing a lot to combat plastic in their surrounding areas. This has spurred Liam on even more to ensure everyone accepts responsibility. Take a look at his excellent and powerful message in the pages below.
We will be organising a community litter pick soon, keep eyes and ears peeled for news of this.
Primary 6 Litter Warriors
Primary 6 have been busy collecting crisp packets from snacks. They have sent them back to Walkers who have pledged they will recycle any packets sent back, which is part of a nationwide action plat to halt the use of single use packets. How fab! Well done P6!!!
Eco Committee Update
The Eco Committee have already been out and about collecting litter. We will be auditing the amount of litter dropped around our school and will then hope to present our findings to the school. Litter is a part of our Eco Action Plan every year. We hope that we can reduce the amount dropped. To help us, try to ensure your litter is actually in the bin and doesn’t drop out. You could also try to take a snack which has no ‘single use’ packaging. Together, we can keep our playground clean.
Kirkhill Primary’s Litter Policy
In August 2015 our new pencil litter bins were placed around the school grounds. They look great and are being well used. Thank you to last year’s Eco Committee and the Parent Council f
or purchasing, these bins for us.
The Eco-Committee take turns collecting litter from the school grounds. We aim to audit our litter and produce tallies and graphs to show possible trends.
We show and talk about litter dropped in the school ground at our whole school assemblies. This is done on a regular basis.