Canberra Region Joint Organisation of Councils (CRJO) Waste Education
The Strategic Waste Management Group is a voluntary waste group of councils from the south east of NSW funded by the NSW government through the NSW Environment Protection Agency whose objective is to assist its member councils address issues to do with waste stream management. The member councils involved include Bega, Eurobodalla, Hilltops, Goulburn Mulwaree, Queanbeyan-Palerang, Snowy Monaro, Upper Lachlan and Yass Valley. Collectively with the ACT Government, they form the Canberra Region Joint Organisation (CRJO). Bournda Environmental Education Centre runs Waste Education Program for CRJO and schools across all the member councils are invited to participate in waste education programs aimed at reducing the amount of waste schools and their communities send to landfill. Below are some of the schools that have been working on waste education programs with BEEC and CRJO.
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