In 1994, FEE (Foundation for Environmental Education) launched the Eco-Schools program in Denmark, Germany, Greece and the United Kingdom. In 2015, the program landed in Australia and Keep Australia Beautiful National Association is proud to be the national operator for the Eco-Schools program in Australia.

Eco-Schools is an international environmental education framework and awards program that aims to empower students to be the change for a sustainable world by engaging them in fun, action-orientated learning. Australia was the 55th country to launch Eco-Schools. As of 2020, 68 countries participate in the program.

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Mission statement:

Environmental Education framework and awards promoting learning for a litter free, sustainable Australia.

Schools looking for more information can head to the Eco-Schools Australia website at 

Eco-Schools Australia is proudly supported by the Department of the Environment and Energy and The Mars Wrigley Foundation.