Sustainability in action provides a wealth of interesting information and many captioned photographs. Ten interconnected aspects of sustainability are explored – biodiversity, water, energy, air and transport, waste, children’s wellbeing, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, cultural and social diversity, community and partnerships, and economics – enabling readers to grow their own knowledge as a basis for their actions. Many appealing, practical suggestions are also included for making sustainability part of young children’s everyday education and care.
• Chapters 1 to 3 introduce sustainability and show how it can easily be embedded in early childhood settings through curriculum and pedagogy.
• Chapters 4 and 5 explore ten important aspects of sustainability to provide a valuable foundation for the many actions that are suggested and for others that readers will come up with themselves.
• Chapter 6 offers ways to involve everyone in a setting, whether taking first steps in sustainability or building upon current practices, with interest and enthusiasm for making it ‘just the way we do things’ every day.
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