Energy

Just through simple changes in behaviour, your school will find that a 10% reduction in energy usage can be achieved quickly and easily. In fact, on average Eco-Schools save around £3,364 on their energy bill!

For quick topic inspiration visit our Energy Pinterest

Do you a great idea for an Energy National Call to Action?

If you have worked on a particular action and you would now like to help us introduce it to over 20,000 Eco-Schools in England please let us know!

eco-schools@keepbritaintidy.org

 

Other Actions

There are lots of other charities providing free resources and project ideas that can help and inspire you to work on our Energy Topic from collecting used batteries for the Big Battery Hunt to participating in Earth Hour.

 

The Big Battery Hunt

The UK’s biggest school battery recycling programme (4 million batteries recycled last year), gives students the opportunity to be pioneers in battery recycling: encouraging the whole nation to recycle more batteries and making a real difference to our planet.

Check out the Big Battery Hunt website and join the Big Battery Hunt community.

Earth Hour

Earth Hour is the World’s biggest switch off event – a moment millions come together for nature, people and the planet. WWF provide plenty of resources and activities that can be used in the days or weeks leading up to Earth Hour or when planning your school’s very own Earth Hour event.

Find out more about Earth Hour

Department for Education: Tips to Reduce Energy and Water Use in Schools

Tips from the Department for Education on reducing energy, combating climate change and saving money – a perfect starting point for project ideas.

Tips to Reduce Energy and Water Use

Energy Topic Winner, Eco-Schools Award Ceremony

St Cuthbert’s won our first ever Energy topic Award by planning a whole school day without electricity click below to find out how they did it.

Read about St Cuthbert’s no energy day

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