THE “AULA CANARY RECYCLE” TAKES THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF CANARY CLASSROOMS
With the start of new school year 2014/2015 has been submitted Aula Canary Recycle, an ambitious initiative managed by the Canary Foundation Recycles in which the Canarian Government involved, and ECOEMBES seven Island Councils, the organization that cares for the environment through recycling of packaging in Spain.
Classroom Canary Recycles is a socio project promoting values education and social participation affecting environmental education and respect for the environment.
Classroom Canary Recycle aims to sensitize the educational community, students, families and teachers, and society in general about the importance of actions at the individual level for environmental care globally, focusing on limited resources natural and the importance of recycling of waste generated in our municipalities, promoting source separation and selective collection. It counts with the collaboration of Ecoembes, which supports and advises the development of activities and teaching resources on recycling of packaging, thanks to his career in environmental awareness and working with schools, through which arrives over 750,000 school year.
Among the actions to be carried out over this school year, highlights the classroom teachers Canaries on sustainable development free training and waste management, distribution between schools of didactic guides adapted to kindergarten and primary education, with the aim of incorporating sustainable development related content and proper waste management to formal education, school visits to Aula Canary Recycle, located on the island of Tenerife, to learn firsthand the processes carried out a recycling industry in the islands, tutoring and educational support to the Environmental Complex, as well as island and regional competitions to reward schools that higher numbers of separate collection carried out. It has also organized visits in Gran Canaria and Tenerife, so that schoolchildren can learn about how to carry out the process of recycling, since a package is properly separated at home until it turns into new raw material.
With the aim of tutoring the different actions, the Canary Foundation Recycles has set up a free e-learning platform which will be accessible to different target project: www.fundacioncanariasrecicla.org
As a result of this project values as awareness for sustainable development will be included in the curricula of primary and secondary education Canarias, obtaining in this way, which school best practices canaries move their families.
Classroom Canary Recycles is a collaborative action that has the support of the Social Work of La Caixa, Disa-waste E Canary Foundation, the company and Eco-raee’s Foundation in which, through the power of collaboration, it has been managed to increase the scope and quality of content, making the project reaches the entire educational community of the islands and become environmental education action broader de Canarias.
Director of Innovation Ewaste Canary S.L.