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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S6M-05919

St Mary’s Primary School in Clydebank Awarded Sixth Eco-Schools Green Flag Award

Submitted by: Marie McNair, Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Supported by: Karen Adam, Jackie Baillie, Jeremy Balfour, Miles Briggs, Siobhian Brown, Alexander Burnett, Stephanie Callaghan, Maggie Chapman, Graeme Dey, Bob Doris, Jackie Dunbar, Annabelle Ewing, Pam Gosal, Emma Harper, Bill Kidd, Fulton MacGregor, Audrey Nicoll, Paul Sweeney, David Torrance

That the Parliament congratulates St Mary’s Primary School in Clydebank for being awarded their sixth prestigious Eco-Schools Green Flag Award; notes that the school was praised for achieving the aims of their Eco Action Plan, which included three core topics of litter, global citizenship, and water; understands that the school, led by the pupil-run Global Group were proactive in reducing litter, increasing recycling, minimising food waste, and encouraging a cleaner environment, and also worked to improve the lives of those less fortunate by collecting for West Dunbartonshire Community Foodshare and the emergency appeal for Ukraine; recognises the hard work of the staff and the pupils to promote cleaner and greener living, and applauds them for this fantastic achievement.