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Green Up Your Act are excited to be working with the Princes Trust, to who have asked us provide an Actvitive Citizenship Workshops to Secondary Schools in the UK.

          ‘ This workshop will support the Active Citizenship activity area of the Achieve programme as well as helping young people engage with STEM through an environmental project in their community. Green up your Act brings environmental issues to life through stimulating discussions, engaging presentations and creative hands on workshops for young people.’imgres-1

Fabulous feedback from Fiona Mc Lauchlan, Deputy Head of St Edmund’s Prep School

‘A very big thank you from us all at St Edmund’s Prep for a thoroughly enjoyable and informative day. Children and staff were inspired by your enthusiasm and engaging manner throughout the assembly and creative workshops’.

Find out more here: https://www.greenupyouracteducation.co.uk/habitats-workshop/

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EYE Project Eco-Summit Shoreham Academy

Thank you so much for providing such an interesting workshop about food miles, great feedback from the teachers and students!

Jason Hannah – E.Y.E Project Co-ordinator – Shoreham Academy

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Green Up Your Act is sponsored by Vegware  

Vegware develops, manufactures and distributes a full range of completely compostable food packaging and catering disposables. Their award-winning products are low-carbon, made from renewable or recycled materials, and all of them can be recycled along with food waste.

Green Up Your Act Education is delighted to be partnering with Emerge PovertyFree. 
Together we are raising awareness of some of the challenges parts of Africa face, due to challenging climates, drought and famine. The children will spend a day at the Kent Science Park, learning about Eco intensive farming methods, and how new technology can bring about sustainable change, to Kenya and beyond.
 
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Pupils Learn about Solar GrowingThe Argus Tuesday the 3rd May 2012 – Kent Science Park

Children learned about eco-friendly ways to increase food production. Youngsters aged six to ten from West Hove Junior School Eco Club run by Philip Hunton, went on the Big Lemon to Kent Science Park in Sittingbourne to learn about the SG1 system (SG1), a mobile germination and seedling factory.

The system is being sent to support farmers in Eldorat, Kenya. During last year’s food crisis in East Africa, food shortages caused prices to soar across the region. Eldorat is a relatively fertile place, but many people face a struggle to survive.

The arrival of the SG1 system will allow local producers to diversify crops. This means better nutrition, higher incomes and greater food security at times of crisis. The children met inventor Alex Bushell, who will be traveling to Kenya, to set up the SG1 system and teach local farmers how to use it.

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