Harrow School has been awarded the first Eco-Schools Green Flag Award, a prize celebrating the ecological achievements of young people.
The Eco-Schools Team praised the School’s Eco-Committee commitment to the programme and eco-cause, adding ‘that it was inspiring to read how members have flourished as eco-leaders’.
Some initiatives citied include a biodiversity action plan, cutting paper use, adding solar panels to the Maths and Physics schools and implementing endotherm into heating systems to increase heating efficiency by 15%, thus reducing carbon and costs.
The Eco-Schools Green Flag is an international accreditation that has recognised and rewarded young people’s environmental actions for over 25 years.
Harrow School awarded first Eco-Schools Green Flag Award