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Delivering environmentally sustainable Sure Start children's centres. Pt. B, Design

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Department for Children, Schools and Families
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  • Design
  • Ecology
  • Geography

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untitled Delivering environmentally sustainable Sure Start Children’s Centres Part B – Design 1 Delivering environmentally sustainable Sure Start Children’s Centres Part B – Design Acknowledgement The Department would like to thank NPS Group and Atkins for their input to this document. Delivering environmentally sustainable Sure Start Children’s Centres Part B – Design 3 Contents Introduction 4 How to use this part of the guidance 5 Guidance at a glance 6 Design and the eight doorways 8 Doorway 1: Food and drink 9 Doorway 2: Energy and water 14 Doorway 3: Travel and traffi c 33 Doorway 4: Purchasing and waste 37 Doorway 5: Buildings and grounds 42 Doorway 6: Inclusion and participation 52 Doorway 7: Local wellbeing 57 Doorway 8: Global dimension 62 Checklist 64 Options selection matrix 84 Disclaimer Some case study images supplied have been reproduced at the best quality available. Introduction Delivering environmentally sustainable Sure Start Children’s Centres Part B – Design 5 The Government would like all Sure Start Children’s Centres to work towards improved environmental sustainability. This guidance has been prepared to support this ambition, by providing advice, recommendations and suggestions on how: • children’s centre leaders can make improvements in the sustainable operation of their children’s centres on a day to day basis, and engage communities, children and their families in activities to encourage healthy and sustainable behaviours; and • local authorities and their Children’s Trust partners, and children’s centre leaders can promote environmental sustainability in the future design and development of their children’s centre buildings. A full introduction to this guidance is available in Part A Operation. How to use this part of the guidance Who is this part of the guidance for: This part of the guidance is aimed primarily at local authorities and their Children’s Trust partners, but may be of interest and of use to child

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