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School and Community 'Pledge of Commitment' Wall

Logan City Council is recognising the efforts of the Logan community and Logan schools in taking steps to protect the environment through the creation of this Pledge of Commitment wall.  Local schools and Logan residents have made the following pledges to minimise waste generation and adopt more sustainable waste management behaviours.

Schools

July 2017

Bethania Lutheran School Grades P-3 pledged to:

  • Always use both sides of our paper
  • Collect and recycle all of our classroom paper
  • Remove all packets and gladwrap from our lunchboxes and pack our lunch in reusable containers instead
  • Keep contaminants out of the recycling bins

August 2017

John Paul College Grades 4 pledged to:

  • Bring reusable drink bottles to school

Jimboomba State School Grades 4 pledged to:

  • Reduce packets and gladwrap in our lunch boxes by packing our lunch in reusable containers instead
  • Always put our rubbish in the bin

Rochedale South State School Grades 4 pledged to:

  • Bring reusable drink bottles to school
  • Collect all recycling in our classrooms and empty it into a school recycling bin
  • Tell students in other classrooms how they can Reduce, Reuse and Recycle at school and at home
  • Always use both sides of our classroom paper
  • Reduce packets and gladwrap in our lunch boxes by packing our lunch in reusable containers instead.

Springwood State School Grades 4 pledged to:

  • Collect all recycling in our classrooms and empty it into a school recycling bin
  • Always use both sides of our classroom paper
  • Bring reusable drink bottles to school

Waterford State School Grades P-6 pledged to:

  • Bring reusable drink bottles to school
  • Collect all recycling in our classrooms and empty it into a school recycling bin
  • Tell students in other classrooms how they can Reduce, Reuse and Recycle at school and at home
  • Always use both sides of our classroom paper
  • Reduce packets and gladwrap in our lunch boxes by packing our lunch in reusable containers instead
  • Save the animals and the world

Daisy Hill OHSC pledged to:

  • Collect fruit and veggie scraps from our lunchboxes every day to feed the compost bin or worm farm
  • Frequently discuss the types of things we can out into our compost bin or worm farm
  • Check on our compost bin or worm farm weekly to ensure it is healthy and functioning
  • Frequently discuss the positive impact our class is having on the environment by recycling organic waste

October 2017

Eagleby State School pledges to:

  • Collect all recycling in our classroom and empty it into a school recycling bin
  • Tell students in other classrooms how they can Reduce, Reuse and Recycle at school and at home
  • Always use both sides of our paper
  • Collect and recycle all of our classroom paper
  • Remove all packets and gladwrap from our lunch boxes and pack our lunch in reusable containers instead
  • Bring reusable drink bottles full of water to school every day

Edens Landing State School pledges to:

  • Tell students in other classrooms how they can Reduce, Reuse and Recycle at school and at home
  • Always use both sides of our paper
  • Bring reusable drink bottles full of water to school every day

February 2018

Chatswood Hills State School pledges to:

  • Share how to reduce, reuse and recycle at home

March 2018

Shailer Park State School pledges to:

  • Collect all recycling in our classroom and empty it into a school recycling bin
  • Tell students in other classrooms how they can Reduce, Reuse and Recycle at school and at home
  • Always use both sides of our paper
  • Collect and recycle all of our classroom paper

April 2018

Amaze Active Crestmead pledge to:

  • Collect fruit and veggie scraps from our lunch boxes every day to feed to the compost bin or worm farm.
  • Frequently discuss the types of things we can put into our compost bin or worm farm.
  • Check on our compost bin or worm farm weekly to ensure it is healthy and functioning.
  • Frequently discuss the positive impact our class is having on the environment by recycling organic waste.
  • Collect all recycling in our classroom and empty it  into a school recycling bin.
  • Tell students in other classrooms how they can reduce, reuse and recycle at school and home.
  • Always use both sides of paper. Collect and recycle all of our classroom paper.
  • Remove all packets and glad wrap from our lunch boxes and pack our lunch in reusable containers instead.
  • Bring reusable drink bottles full of water to school every day.

Community groups

July 2017

My Horizon Community Group pledged to:

  • Refuse plastic bags and use reusable bags when shopping
  • Donate good quality items to an op shop or the Logan Recycling Market

Community workshop participants

10 March 2018

M. Gragidge from Rochedale South pledged to:

  • Collect all recyclable materials from our homes and place then into the recycling bin
  • Refuse plastic bags and use reusable bags when shopping. Avoid individually wrapped items, and single serve containers
  • Buy items made of recycled content; use and reuse them as much as possible
  • Establish, re-establish or maintain a backyard compost bin or worm farm
  • Donate good quality items to an op shop or the Logan Recycling Market
  • Encourage my family and friends to change the way they generate, or manage, their waste materials by sharing my positive experiences

K. McGowan from Arundel, Gold Coast pledged to:

  • Collect all recyclable materials from our homes and place then into the recycling bin
  • Refuse plastic bags and use reusable bags when shopping
  • Avoid individually wrapped items, and single serve containers
  • Buy items made of recycled content; use and reuse them as much as possible
  • Establish, re-establish or maintain a backyard compost bin or worm farm
  • Donate good quality items to an op shop or the Logan Recycling Market
  • Encourage my family and friends to change the way they generate, or manage, their waste materials by sharing my positive experiences

K. Denniss from Woodridge pledged to:

  • Collect all recyclable materials from our homes and place then into the recycling bin
  • Refuse plastic bags and use reusable bags when shopping
  • Establish, re-establish or maintain a backyard compost bin or worm farm
  • Encourage my family and friends to change the way they generate, or manage, their waste materials by sharing my positive experiences

I. Hasan from Kingston pledged to:

  • Collect all recyclable materials from our homes and place then into the recycling bin
  • Buy items made of recycled content; use and reuse them as much as possible
  • Establish, re-establish or maintain a backyard compost bin or worm farm
  • Donate good quality items to an op shop or the Logan Recycling Market
  • Encourage my family and friends to change the way they generate, or manage, their waste materials by sharing my positive experiences

N. Timindi from Kingston pledged to:

  • Collect all recyclable materials from our homes and place then into the recycling bin
  • Refuse plastic bags and use reusable bags when shopping
  • Avoid individually wrapped items, and single serve containers
  • Buy items made of recycled content; use and reuse them as much as possible
  • Establish, re-establish or maintain a backyard compost bin or worm farm
  • Donate good quality items to an op shop or the Logan Recycling Market
  • Encourage my family and friends to change the way they generate, or manage, their waste materials by sharing my positive experiences

T. Hasan from Kingston pledged to:

  • Collect all recyclable materials from our homes and place then into the recycling bin
  • Buy items made of recycled content; use and reuse them as much as possible
  • Establish, re-establish or maintain a backyard compost bin or worm farm. Donate good quality items to an op shop or the Logan Recycling Market
  • Encourage my family and friends to change the way they generate, or manage, their waste materials by sharing my positive experiences

B. Turunen from Cornubia pledged to:

  • Collect all recyclable materials from our homes and place then into the recycling bin
  • Refuse plastic bags and use reusable bags when shopping
  • Avoid individually wrapped items, and single serve containers
  • Buy items made of recycled content; use and reuse them as much as possible
  • Establish, re-establish or maintain a backyard compost bin or worm farm
  • Donate good quality items to an op shop or the Logan Recycling Market
  • Encourage my family and friends to change the way they generate, or manage, their waste materials by sharing my positive experiences

12 May 2018

Ms Chu from Shailer Park pledged to:

  • Regularly collect fruit and veggie scraps from the kitchen to add to my compost bin or worm farm
  • Establish, or re-establish, a compost bin or worm farm in my backyard
  • Regularly check and maintain my compost bin or worm farm to ensure it is healthy and functioning
  • Use the finished product, compost or worm castings, to naturally fertilise my garden
  • Encourage my family and friends to consider home composting and worm farming, by sharing my positive experiences

A. Olson from Loganlea pledged to:

  • Regularly collect fruit and veggie scraps from the kitchen to add to my compost bin or worm farm
  • Establish, or re-establish, a compost bin or worm farm in my backyard
  • Regularly check and maintain my compost bin or worm farm to ensure it is healthy and functioning
  • Use the finished product, compost or worm castings, to naturally fertilise my garden
  • Encourage my family and friends to consider home composting and worm farming, by sharing my positive experiences

E. Beaumont from Logan Central pledged to:

  • Regularly collect fruit and veggie scraps from the kitchen to add to my compost bin or worm farm
  • Establish, or re-establish, a compost bin or worm farm in my backyard
  • Regularly check and maintain my compost bin or worm farm to ensure it is healthy and functioning
  • Use the finished product, compost or worm castings, to naturally fertilise my garden
  • Encourage my family and friends to consider home composting and worm farming, by sharing my positive experiences

R. Burgess from Eagleby pledged to:

  • Establish, or re-establish, a compost bin or worm farm in my backyard
  • Encourage my family and friends to consider home composting and worm farming, by sharing my positive experiences

M. Sullivan from Logan Village pledged to:

  • Regularly collect fruit and veggie scraps from the kitchen to add to my compost bin or worm farm
  • Establish, or re-establish, a compost bin or worm farm in my backyard
  • Regularly check and maintain my compost bin or worm farm to ensure it is healthy and functioning
  • Use the finished product, compost or worm castings, to naturally fertilise my garden

R. Holmes from Beenleigh pledged to:

  • Regularly collect fruit and veggie scraps from the kitchen to add to my compost bin or worm farm
  • Establish, or re-establish, a compost bin or worm farm in my backyard
  • Regularly check and maintain my compost bin or worm farm to ensure it is healthy and functioning
  • Use the finished product, compost or worm castings, to naturally fertilise my garden
  • Encourage my family and friends to consider home composting and worm farming, by sharing my positive experiences

E. Palm from Loganholme pledged to:

  • Regularly collect fruit and veggie scraps from the kitchen to add to my compost bin or worm farm
  • Establish, or re-establish, a compost bin or worm farm in my backyard
  • Regularly check and maintain my compost bin or worm farm to ensure it is healthy and functioning
  • Use the finished product, compost or worm castings, to naturally fertilise my garden
  • Encourage my family and friends to consider home composting and worm farming, by sharing my positive experiences

L. Palm from Loganholme pledged to:

  • Encourage my family and friends to consider home composting and worm farming, by sharing my positive experiences

A. Siong from Macgregor pledged to:

  • Regularly collect fruit and veggie scraps from the kitchen to add to my compost bin or worm farm
  • Establish, or re-establish, a compost bin or worm farm in my backyard
  • Regularly check and maintain my compost bin or worm farm to ensure it is healthy and functioning
  • Use the finished product, compost or worm castings, to naturally fertilise my garden
  • Encourage my family and friends to consider home composting and worm farming, by sharing my positive experiences
  • Create awareness by putting information on social media and anybody I'm in contact with.

14 May 2018

A. Heslehurst from Springwood pledged to:

  • Regularly collect fruit and veggie scraps from the kitchen to add to my compost bin or worm farm
  • Establish, or re-establish, a compost bin or worm farm in my backyard
  • Regularly check and maintain my compost bin or worm farm to ensure it is healthy and functioning
  • Use the finished product, compost or worm castings, to naturally fertilise my garden
  • Encourage my family and friends to consider home composting and worm farming, by sharing my positive experiences

R. Gowws from Waterford pledged to:

  • Regularly collect fruit and veggie scraps from the kitchen to add to my compost bin or worm farm
  • Establish, or re-establish, a compost bin or worm farm in my backyard
  • Regularly check and maintain my compost bin or worm farm to ensure it is healthy and functioning
  • Use the finished product, compost or worm castings, to naturally fertilise my garden
  • Encourage my family and friends to consider home composting and worm farming, by sharing my positive experiences

M. Schroeter from Shailer Pledged to:

  • Establish, or re-establish, a compost bin or worm farm in my backyard

P. Ericson from Springwood pledged to:

  • Regularly collect fruit and veggie scraps from the kitchen to add to my compost bin or worm farm
  • Establish, or re-establish, a compost bin or worm farm in my backyard
  • Regularly check and maintain my compost bin or worm farm to ensure it is healthy and functioning
  • Use the finished product, compost or worm castings, to naturally fertilise my garden
  • Encourage my family and friends to consider home composting and worm farming, by sharing my positive experiences