Primary School Sustainability Education Program

School Waste Education

Waste Audit and Action Plan Guide

Passionate young people and the educators who support and empower them are vital to sustainable futures.

Council’s Resource Recovery Education Officer can assist with provision of resources for school based waste audits and action plans to assist your school and students in reducing waste to landfill, reducing waste costs, and becoming a more sustainable school.

Waste Audit Action Guide

To assist with conducting audits at your school, council offers the option to borrow an auditing kit which contains equipment required to conduct an audit.

For more information call 6889 9999 or email 

School Resource Recovery Education Programs

Dubbo Regional Council, Narromine Shire Council and Mid-Western Regional Council are working together collaboratively to deliver a school resource recovery education program that links to the school curriculum, aiming to encourage positive waste behaviours in our wonderful young people while addressing NSW Department of Education key learning areas.

Primary School Programs

Council fully funds provision of fun engaging workshops where students learn about issues surrounding waste and our resource use. The workshops provided are curriculum linked and are delivered at no cost to schools.

This program will be offered from Term 2 through to Term 4 2022. Registration for the program is required by the end of Term 1 (1st April). After this date schools can still contact the coordinator as places may be available. To find out more about the workshops offered and to register for this program interested schools should contact

Primary School Education Program - WASTE

High School Programs

In collaboration with Taronga Western Plains Zoo and Wambangalang Environmental Education Centre, Narromine Shire Council, Dubbo Regional Council and Mid-Western Regional Council are providing syllabus linked waste education workshops to students in years 7-10 students as part of an interactive and fun day out at the zoo.

For prices per student, program information and registration, please contact Taronga Western Plains Zoo Education Centre on 02 6881 1433 or email

WPZ Secondary School Program waste education

Waste Education Activity Sheets

Are you raising a waste wise whiz kid?

Narromine Shire Council, Dubbo Regional Council and Mid-Western Regional Council have provided fun and engaging waste education activity sheets with helpful information about items that belong and don’t belong in recycling and organics bins.

Waste Education Activity Sheet 1

Waste Education Activity Sheet 2

 Waste Education Websites

Contact email below for further information: