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29th October 2004 at 01:00
* Flush water accounts for 40 per cent of an average school's water consumption * The first wind-powered school in Britain was Cassop primary school in Durham, which installed a 50-kilowatt turbine in 1999 * From 2006, European legislation will require all schools to publish their energy consumption figures * Research by Eco-schools found that UK schools spend pound;39 million a year on collecting litter, pound;56 million on emptying bins and pound;150 million on stationery * Studies have shown that 'green' schools get better Sats results and have lower rates of absenteeism than comparable non-green neighbours

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