Canberra teacher Debbie McNeill writes book to teach students about waste

Sarah Lansdown
Updated July 18 2023 - 8:02am, first published 5:30am
Debbie McNeill with her new book called Derek the Waste Warrior. Picture by Elesa Kurtz
Debbie McNeill with her new book called Derek the Waste Warrior. Picture by Elesa Kurtz

A Canberra teacher hopes to inspire children as young as preschool to put their rubbish in the appropriate bin with a new self-published picture book.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au

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