School Battery Collection Program 2019
The MRC School Battery Collection Program continues to grow. Schools throughout the region are busy collecting used batteries, which is keeping them out of landfill, well done to all the school;s collecting. Keep up the good work!
REWARDS AND AWARDS 2019
It doesn’t matter if you are a big school or a small one, it is great that you are helping out and doing your bit to recycle batteries and keep them out of landfill.
Each term we will check how many batteries have been collected and acknowledge the leading battery collecting schools by total batteries collected.
We'll present the prizes for 2019’s top collecting schools in early 2020. So, get prepared, promote your school battery collection and, who knows, you could be a winner!
Term 1 2019
The results are in!
To access the league tables for schools term 1 collection of used batteries 2019 click here.
School battery collection results for 2018
In 2018, all schools involved in this program collected a fantastic 4323.5 kg of batteries. Your amazing efforts have really made a difference to waste and saved precious materials, energy and water, as well as preventing the hazardous materials in batteries from contaminating our planet.
The three schools who collected the most batteries during 2018 are:
1. Sorrento Primary School with 389 kg
2. St Mark's Anglican Community School 172 kg
3. Kinross Primary School 139 kg
The school who jumped up the league table the most through the year is Peter Moyes Anglican Community College with a total of 115 kg of batteries colected. Well done!
Click here (PDF 64kb) to see how many batteries your school has collected in 2018.
School battery collection results for 2017
In 2017, all schools involved in this program collected a fantastic 4071.5 kg of batteries.
The three schools who collected the most batteries during 2017 are:
1. Sorrento Primary School with 386 kg
2. Carramar Primary School with 227 kg
3. East Butler Primary School 201 kg
The school who jumped up the league table in term 4.
Wanneroo Primary School with 62.5 kg
Click here (64kb) to see how many batteries your school has collected in 2017.
Congratulations to Sorrento Primary School for winning the top prize a Smart Globe to use at your school, well done!
Image source: Sorrento Primary School Councillors and Cathy who organised the Battery Collection Progam in 2017.
For further information or to request a school battery collection bin call the MRC Waste Education team.