Schools Waste & Climate Action Programme

Schools can play a key role in addressing climate change by inspiring and equipping young people with the tools and mindset to be proactive, responsible global citizens. We offer support, tools, and resources to make it easy for your school to become more resource-efficient to improve your environmental performance and unlock financial savings and rewards.

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Bourne Community College Student, Wins Climate Enterprise Award 2024

A year 9 student at Bourne Community College has been awarded the Climate Enterprise Award 2024

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Planet Protector Challenge Twilight Sessions

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Well done to Downview Primary School and Warden Park Primary...

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Climate Action Planning Tool Launches

West Sussex Schools can now get FREE tailored Climate Action Plans...

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West Sussex Schools Achievement 2023-24


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Estimated Carbon Saved


Waste Savings


Electricity Savings


Water Savings


Recycling Rewards earned


Litter collected

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The Climate Action Planner creates tailored action plans linked to guides and resources to make it easy and rewarding for your school to prevent waste, recycle more, save energy and water, and reduce carbon.

Climate Action Planner

Login to your Wastebusters account to view your action plans, track your progress, record your environmental and financial savings, and see your recycling rewards.

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Waste Action Awards & Rewards

All schools using their Wastebuster accounts will receive an account statement summary and printable Waste Action Award certificate at the end of each term, summarising their progress and achievements.

Primary schools can earn additional achievement certificates for completing Planet Protector Challenge activities. Schools completing more than 8 pupil-led missions, can double their recycling rewards!*

If you would like more additional support and consultancy from our experienced Waste Advisors to help get you started, get in touch by completing the form below.

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Recycling in West Sussex

Find helpful links to local authority services information and suppliers, products, and services to support your school on your decarbonisation journey.

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Are you looking for a specific resource or additional support? Get in touch with us by completing the form below.

The West Sussex Schools Waste Action Programme is provided free to schools by the West Sussex Waste Partnership.
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