7 ways to reduce your school’s carbon footprint

If you are looking for ways to save money and reduce your school’s carbon footprint here are some simple tips which can help: 1. Compost all non-animal based organic materials. By composting non-animal based waste from your school kitchen you can create good quality compost which can be used on your school garden, or you could even bag it up and sell it to parents. Compost bins are easy to make or you can purchase them from good garden centres. … Continue reading

How to Encourage Environmental Citizenship

If you wish to encourage children at your setting or school to engage more the natural environment and learn how to care for the environment, here are some easy ways you can encourage this environmental citizenship: 1. Take the curriculum outdoors Think about how you can use the natural environment as part of your teaching – allowing children to see real life examples of what you are teaching. Learning about the water cycle is a great opportunity to get children … Continue reading

How to Become More Fuel Efficient

Here at Able Canopies we are committed to helping and preserving the environment; we have achieved the internationally recognised ISO14001 accreditation for two years running due to our commitment to continually monitor and improve the impact our company has on the environment. Throughout our application for and achievement of the ISO14001 registration we have learnt a lot of useful information about how to easily make a difference to our impact in the environment – and as well as sharing this … Continue reading

Cool Environmental Facts!

Environmental issues are very important and affect us all as a planet. Although many of us never really think about our actions, these facts may make you think twice next time you turn the light on when there is already enough daylight or when you leave the tap running when you’re not using it… Water 1. Did you know…The water you drink may have just come out of the tap clean and fresh but have you ever thought about how … Continue reading