Neat Streets Awards 2014/15
The Neat Streets Awards took place on the 6th May in Croke Park. 12 secondary schools attended the awards ceremony and each school delivered a short presentation of the anti-litter and waste campaign carried out in their school and their local communities over the previous year while involved in the Neat Streets programme.
The awards ceremony was a great success and also gave students an opportunity to present the results of there anti-litter and waste campaign which was carried out in their school and local community over the previous academic year. The presentation was also hugely beneficial to other attending schools as they got an insight into successful campaigns carried out in other schools and many schools left the day with numerous ideas on how to improve their campaigns into the future.
Following each individual school's presentation the Neat Streets Award was presented to the committee members and techers by Eoin Morton, Neat Streets Programme Officer.
Neat Streets Conference - Dublin 2014/15
The 2014/15 Neat Streets Conference took place on the 21st October in the Waterways Ireland Visitor Center in Dublin.
The teachers conference focused on bringing teachers together to discuss the issues facing them through the implementation of the Neat Streets and Green-Schools programmes while also providing a floor for teachers to air question and queries to members of staff.
The main focus of the day, the student conference, which brought together students from across the country to discuss the issues of the litter and waste in the schools and wider communities.
Throughout the day students discussed the challenges facing them and also heared from the students of St Fintan's Secondary School who last year completed the Neat Streets programme and subsequently achieved their Green Flag.