Having fun while helping environment

Dressing up in fancy clothes is just one of the perks of volunteering at an op shop.

Senior pupils from Trinity Catholic College and Taieri College spent the morning helping unpack donations at Shop on Carroll as part of an Enviroschools hui yesterday.

The secondary schools hui “YOUR VOICE!” focused on turning environmental ideas into action in schools and wider communities.

Pupils spent part of their day volunteering for local community groups including Trade Aid, Yours Cafe and Stitch Kitchen before networking with each other and hearing from inspirational environmental action experts.

Trinity environment prefect Joseph Brennan said it was great volunteering at Shop on Carroll because recycling clothes was environmentally friendly, and ensured they did not get wasted. Read more

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