Has your school been selected for our community composting competition?

Written by Morgan Egan

It’s finally time to announce the 20 primary schools picked for our community composting competition! We are blown away by all the entries and wanted to thank everyone who submitted an application for their school. And to the schools that have been selected – congratulations! We can’t wait to see how much you all compost.  

Here are the shortlisted schools:   

• St Martin’s C of E Infant and Junior Schools, Surrey  

• Longmoor Primary School, Liverpool  

• The Pines Special School, Birmingham  

• St Thomas’ Catholic Primary School, Kent 

• Jackfield Infant School, Stoke-On-Trent  

• Standens Barn Primary, Northampton  

• Tickhill St. Mary’s Primary School, Doncaster  

• Upland Primary School, Bexleyheath  

• Dringhouses Primary School, York  

• Bridgelea Primary School, Manchester  

• Prendergast Vale School, South East London  

• Christ the King RC Primary School, Lancashire  

• The Grove Infant and Nursery School, Hertfordshire  

• Roundwood Primary School, Hertfordshire  

• William Booth Primary and Nursery, Nottingham  

• Hilltop School, Gateshead  

• Chapel Allerton Primary School, Leeds  

• Hightown Primary School, Southampton  

• Elmtree Infant and Nursery School, Buckinghamshire  

• Rainbird (Excelsior Academy), Newcastle  

A huge round of applause  

Congratulations to all the schools who have been selected to participate in our community composting competition! We can’t wait to get the competition started and see what everyone discovers. And remember, the winner receives £3,000 to be used towards an eco-initiative at their school.  

How does it work?  

During the competition, our Waste Warrior champions (winning school) will be picked based on the amount of waste added to their compost heap, measured by diary entries. Classes will be asked to keep a tally to submit and an image of their compost heaps for us to assess.     

Why composting?  

At the Modern Milkman, we’re passionate about reducing waste and want to help future generations learn the importance of sustainable acts like composting. Composting is a great way to get rid of waste without harming the planet and creates a new material that can be used in a lot of valuable ways! We want to help turn your bins to blooms.   

We can’t wait for the competition to begin – good luck to everyone involved! 

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