Sustainability Schemes for EY Providers

From sustainability tool kits to awards, there’s a lot of support and many routes to achieving and shouting about your sustainability credentials! Here are a few to explore:

Early Years Eco Wheel Scheme

A membership-based toolkit to support Early Years settings become more eco-sustainable.

Become a Plastic Free Business Champion

Register to get your free Business Champion Toolkit from Surfers Against Sewage.

The Food for Life Early Years Award

Show the wider world you’re providing tasty, nutritious meals in an environment that creates great social skills.

Planet Mark Sustainability Certification

A programme that recognises your commitment to continuous improvement in sustainability.

Plastic Free Nurseries

A programme tackling unnecessary single-use plastics in nurseries across the UK. 

Education for Sustainable Development

Bespoke training, consultancy, resources and sustainable citizenship award. 

Eco-Schools for Early Years

A framework followed by millions of young people around the world since 1994, now adapted for early years settings.