Water

It takes around 1800 litres of water to make one cotton shirt; how many school shirts do you have?

For some great water ideas visit our Water Pinterest

Do you have a great idea for a Water National Call to Action?

A topic many Eco-Schools can find difficult to work on – if you have an innovative and effective project idea, get in touch and help 20,000 other Eco-Schools in England work on this topic!

eco-schools@keepbritaintidy.org

Other Actions

There are plenty of other charities and organisations providing free project ideas and resources to help you work on our Water topic – here are some of our favourites!

Water Explorer

Water Explorer inspires and equips students aged 8-14 all over the world to take bold and powerful action to save our precious water through fun, water-saving missions. Whether you’re a small club, class or whole school their challenges are fully resourced and  can be adapted to fit your objectives and the time you have available.

Learn more about Water Explorer here

Toilet Twinning

2 billion people don’t have somewhere safe to go to the toilet, you can do your bit to help by twinning your school toilets. The Toilet Twinning website provides plenty of resources to help you explain why toilets are important and it also provides you with fundraising ideas so you can twin your school’s toilets.

Learn more about Toilet Twinning here

Water Aid

Too many people don’t have access to clean water, your class can save lives as they learn by joining Water Aid’s campaigns and using their free resources.

Find Water Aid Resources here

Water Authorities

Most water authorities offer free resources, outreach visits or school trips to one of their water processing facilities providing amazing and practical learning experiences for young people.

Find a link to your local water authority here

Water Topic Winner, Eco-Schools Award Ceremony

The Park Primary School investigates natural water sources, made their own water hippos, fixed every toilet in their school and even found time to raise money for a water charity.

Read The Park Primary Schools’ Water, award-winning action here

 

 

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