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Environmentally Sustainable Behaviour

Volume 453: debated on Monday 27 November 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what advice and assistance his Department provides to schools wishing to introduce energy efficiency and renewable energy initiatives. (101416)

Energy and water are combined within one of the eight sustainability themes that featured in the recent DfES consultation on Sustainable Schools. Various sources of help and support are available from the website that was launched during that consultation1, for example we recently published “top ten tips” that schools can adopt to reduce energy and waste costs.

1 http://www.teachernet.gov.uk/sustainableschools/framework/ or

http://www.teachernet.gov.uk/sustainableschools/framework/frameworkdetail.cfm?id=39