National Spring Clean Event

National Spring Clean Event

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Dear Parents/Guardians,

On Monday 27th of April, all the students and staff of Powerstown E.T.N.S. will be taking part in the National Spring Clean event.

National Spring Clean is Ireland’s most popular, well recognised and successful anti-litter initiative involving hundreds of schools from all over Ireland.

The campaign encourages every community member to actively participate and take responsibility for litter, by taking part in clean-ups in their own local area.

Each class is going to take part in their own local area cleanup. Any help from family members and friends would be greatly appreciated so please come along-younger siblings welcome too! *Plastic gloves, tabards and plastic bags will be provided.

Please note that this event is weather permitting so in the event of rain it will be rescheduled.

 When: Monday April 27th 2015

 Time: 10.30pm-12.00pm

 Where: See table below

 

CLASS

LOCATION

Chestnut, Ash & Oak Class School Grounds: classrooms, basketball court, car park, school garden, Senior Yard
Hazel and Maple Class  Park opposite graveyard (15-20 minute walk)
Lime and Sycamore Class  Tyrrelstown Park (Park View Manor) (15-20 minute walk)

 

Last year (2014), an estimated 550 tonnes of litter was collected of which 35% was recycled. In the current era of climate change the more we recycle, the more we reduce our carbon emissions, so by taking part in National Spring Clean we are making a difference!

For further information please see the below link http://www.nationalspringclean.org/about.php?pagetype=about

 Please check our Powerstown’s Facebook page for any rescheduling details

https://www.facebook.com/powerstown.educatetogether

 

Kind Regards,

 

Green School Committee

Written by

Powerstown Educate Together Web Administrator

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