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During the Our Waste, Our World workshop pupils see first-hand how Habitat is helping to create a more sustainable future.

Habitat NI were delighted to have pupils from Killylea Primary School visit ReStore on Tuesday to participate in the 'Our Waste, Our World' workshop.

‘We were amazed at how much we throw away including the 1.6 billion nappies each year in the UK! Thank you to everyone who made us very welcome. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit!’

Our Waste, Our World helps schools achieve their waste, litter and global perspective Eco-Schools topics through this creative, interactive workshop. Primarily aimed at Key Stage 2 pupils, it has direct links to the curriculum and is delivered by Habitat’s experienced facilitators.

During the session, pupils learn about the impact of waste on the environment and how Habitat ReStore diverts tons of reusable material from landfill. They also explore what life would be like to live in a ‘shack’ and a replica Habitat Ethiopian home.

Pupils are challenged to become active citizens by doing something simple to raise funds for support Habitat’s life-changing work and make small changes at home and school to have a positive impact on the environment.

The programme is flexible and includes a 2.5 hour workshop which can be delivered at Habitat ReStore, Lisburn, or in the classroom. The content and time commitment can be tailored to meet specific school requirements.

For more information or to register a class please contact Victoria Trimble on 028 92 635 635 or email victoriat@habitatni.co.uk.

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