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Waste Activities

We will be continually adding activities and resources to this section of the waste pages.


This Waste and Recycling Story Tepee is a variation on our StoryTents which have been developed for use in primary schools to support the development of oracy and the teaching of global citizenship. The Waste and Recycling tepee was developed as part of a project to support young people's learning about waste and recycling. more

More Activities include:
  • Bags Bags Bags - A teacher's resource

    Plastic bags are a source of visible litter.
    There is an ongoing debate about their importance and their effect on the environment. Governments around the world have been studying the issue and creating laws to deal with the problem.

    What would your children decide? Would they ban, tax or educate?

    Download the full 12 pages pack.
    (pdf document 252 kb) or (MS Word document, 7.17MB)

  • Web Guide for teachers

    Ideas for teaching about waste, recycling, composting etc. using resources, activities and games to be found on the internet. Including local contacts for supporting your school's project in East London.

    Download 2 pages A3 size
    (pdf document 350 kb) or (MS Word document 2.2MB)
  • Useful resources on Waste and Recycling