Eco-Schools

Eco-Schools is an international award programme operating in 53 countries, overseen in England by the charity Keep Britain Tidy. The scheme guides schools on their sustainable journey, providing a framework to help embed these principles into the heart of school life whether nursery, primary, secondary or special school. For a guide to the Eco-Schools framework please see the Eco-Schools website.

Schools receive awards for reducing their environmental impact in the following nine areas:

  • Energy
  • Waste minimisation
  • Water
  • Litter
  • Global perspectives
  • Healthy living
  • School grounds
  • Biodiversity
  • Transport
  • Marine

If you have any queries please contact us on 01432 383449 or email eco-schools@herefordshire.gov.uk