Sustainability is one of the key issues of our time, a worthy topic of research and of action (Tracy & Hinrichs, 2017). The impacts of climate change are being felt all around us, with floods, high winds, and fires taking place in close proximity to some of our early years settings. The children in our settings have the most to lose in terms of their future prosperity, yet potentially have the least influence on behaviours now.

First let’s make sure we are speaking the same language regarding sustainability, and then I will share some of our journey.

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