Sustainability action, this year and this summer

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(Per l'italiano vedi sotto) On behalf of the parents’ Sustainability group we’d like to wish you all a very happy and peaceful summer. There will be many more school-related actions in September, and if you wish to join our volunteers…

Green fingers and thumbs

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(Per l'italiano vedi sotto) The AGSEV parents’ sustainability group met just before school ended, and we soon realised that not everybody had seen the news sent out by the school recently about the gorgeous new Materna and Primary School gardens,…

Dreaming of a Green Christmas?

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[Per l'italiano vedi sotto] Christmas is one of the most expected periods of the year for many, especially for children. However, environmentalists call Christmas “one of the worst annual environmental disasters”. The amount of waste produced…

Parents say no to unnecessary single-use plastic bottles

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[Per l'italiano vedi sotto] With new rules and precautions and doubts relating to COVID-19, it’s easy to lose sight of the other big problems families tried to tackle last year at the European School, like reducing waste and increasing sustainability.…

Reducing Single-Use Plastic on School Trips for Primary & Nursery

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[Per l'italiano vedi sotto] In an effort to become a truly Green School this year, there’s a new procedure to help us reduce the use of single-use plastic on school trips. Why the change in procedure? Students normally receive a ½ litre…

Green School working group kickoff meeting

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[Per l'italiano vedi sotto] Everybody knows we need to take action to reduce our carbon footprint. But what are we actually doing about it? One major step for the European School of Varese is our new commitment to the Green School Project for…