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Key departmental publications, e.g. annual reports, budget papers and program guidelines are available in our online archive.

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Green waste matters: a guide on green and organic waste management for schools

Angela Colliver, Geoffrey Bishop and Irene Caristo (Angela Colliver Consulting Services Pty Ltd)
Environment Australia, April 1999

About the Document

This curriculum guide is designed to introduce young Australians to best practice management of green and organic waste. While not an exhaustive or formal environmental education resource the Guide is intended to raise the awareness of school age children to environmentally sound waste management practices. Information contained in this Guide may be copied or reproduced for study, research, information or education purposes, subject to an inclusion of an acknowledgement of the source.

The Guide contains information and references to a wide range of green and organic waste management practices including information and references relating to businesses. The views expressed in the Guide or in any article, website or material to which the Guide refers are not necessarily those of the Commonwealth. In commissioning this Guide, the Commonwealth is not endorsing any particular business and accepts no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the contents of the Guide or any article, website or material referred to in the Guide and shall not be liable for any loss or damage that may be occasioned directly or indirectly through the use of or reliance on the contents of the Guide or any article, website or material referred to in the Guide.

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