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Craigburn is an environmentally friendly active and school, and is a member of the Australian Sustainable Schools Initiative (AUSSI)

Students, staff and parents are committed to the ongoing development and maintenance of the school grounds.

The Environment Committee creates the annual School Environmental Management Plan (SEMP) where specific projects, activities and programs are planned for. Over recent years, highlights and achievements include:

Solar School - solar panels installed - school commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Federal government community water grants of over $100 K-  installation of water-saving devices such as, flow restricters and waterless urinals, new toilets, new slow flow taps, ‘tank to toilets’ and rainwater tank

Tank a Day promotion success - installation of a 27,000 litre rainwater tank

Development of a purpose built Environmental Learning Centre

Creation of a fire-retardant garden and play space

National Solar Schools of $30 K - for Energy Efficient Lighting, including LED lights for the school gymnasium.

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