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Eco Products in School

Eco Products and Principles of Ash Grange

 

Key principles:

1. Buy eco produced

2. Reduce waste of any kind.

3. Keep carbon footprint as small and local as possible.

4. Do not harm biodiversity through our product production or usage.

5. Sulphate free washing products used

 

Products used at Ash Grange

Office

Photocopier is a cold cold copier - reduces energy

All paper is recycled

Cartridges for photocopying are returned for recycling

Stationery - recycled materials used where possible and use of electronic resources to reduce paper usage

 

Classrooms

Ink pens have everlasting cartridges that are refilled from large recycled ink bottles

Refillable glue sticks - u-fill

Refillable wipe board pens - u-fill

Pencils without plastic wrapping 

Scrap paper created from single side usage

Lamination to a minimum

 

Health and Hygiene

Soap - either paper free soap bars or eco refills used (5 litre recycled containers)

Paper towels from recycled material in classes

Cloth towel dispenser for the KS1 and 2 toilets to remove waste; hand towels in Nursery

Eco Shop sells eco products at a cheaper rate than shops to help all families be more eco

Eco Shampoo/Body wash and Conditioner products available for all to use in our school showers

White vinegar and other non-harmful products used for cleaning and as dishwasher rinse aid

 

Food

Local milk comes in glass bottles which are recycled, tops are used for our house point system

Snack bought in bulk to reduce carbon footprint

Wrappers recycled

Food waste composted, locally and on site

Fruit boxes are seasonal

Refreshments bought in bulk to reduce carbon footprint

Water bottles used to encourage drinking and reduce washing processes for cups

 

Uniform

We operate a pass it on system for uniform with drawers for all items that have been donated by other families for all to use.

We have very few required uniform items - PE t-shirt, hoodie, school jumper and polo shirt - all are supplied by an ethically sourced company

 

Scopay School Shop
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