Greenrock develops and runs projects and initiatives for school communities under the stewardship of the Greenrock Education Council (GREC).

GREC's mission is "To engage school communities to identify and implement projects and initiatives that bring about positive environmental change".

GREC is currently responsible for the following Greenrock initiatives;

 

The Need

A sustainable Bermuda is one that meets the needs of our people and our economy, while ensuring the natural environment remains healthy and vibrant. This is particularly important in our education system. We can see all around that world that environmental degradation contributes to social unrest, not just where there is major degradation·— for example in the Amazon basin — but also in inner-cities where derelict building and uncared for spaces actually result in higher levels of crime.

 

Our Approach

There is a great deal of research that shows that formal education is more effective when young people can actively experience the curriculum and are encouraged to process the experience alongside the classroom education.

GREC seeks to inform students about the environment and sustainable development, and then re-inforce that message with experiential learning through projects.

GREC appreciates that not all young people are called to this type of work and not all schools have the resources to develop these projects. Eco-Schools follows a modular format enabling small groups of students, either in a club or a class, to commit to a project suited to their timeframe, resources and specific areas of interest. Each tried-and-tested module develops problem solving and communication skills, and introduces students to social and environmental change principles and practices.

Our primary objective is to nurture the next generation of innovative, ecologically conscious Bermudians.

 

GREC Members

Each GREC member is committed to developing and supporting one or more projects in schools. Current GREC members are;

Chris Backeberg - GREC Chair
Abbie Caldas
Eugene Dean - Greenrock School Roadshow presenter
Omari Dill - Greenrock Healthy Harvest Director
Susan Rebello
Gaelle Roth
Steve Sainsbury
Sarah Vallis
Jules van Beelan

Note: Names are listed alphabetically.

 

Contact Us

We are always interested in meeting with other members of the community who identify with our mission and would like to contribute to or participate in our initiatives.

If you are interested in joining GREC, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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About Greenrock

According to The Footprint Network, which measures the ability of the planet to produce resources and absorb waste, our resource use and waste production is 60% more than the earth can produce or absorb annually.

This overshoot is the result of decisions that we each make every day. We seek to generate debate and to influence people to change their behaviour.We strive to be catalysts: Success for us is when we can Change the Mindset so that sustainable use of resources is included in decision-making for individuals, government or businesses. ... read more


Where to find Us

Suite 324, 48 Par-La-Ville Rd,
Hamilton HM11, Bermuda

Telephone: 1-441-747-ROCK (7625)
Email: info@greenrock.org
Website: www.greenrock.org