Welcome to the recycle-more schools section. This section is for both pupils and teachers keen to learn more about the environment. Take a look at our key stage activities, read our rubbish facts or even try out some of the recycling games. The schools section is constantly developing so do keep coming back!
The links in this area are designed to direct you to further information.
General school sites:
'Eco-schools' is a programme run by ENCAMS to promote environmental awareness in schools. Schools can apply for an Eco-school award, which is recognised throughout Europe.
Global Action Plan
Action at School' is an environmental programme run by the UK charity Global Action Plan. Recognised by the United Nations, it is linked to key stages three and four in the national curriculum. The site gives examples of schools which have successfully reduced their rubbish. There are also sections on action at home and at work.
The Science Museum provides some great environmental information and exhibitions. Over the next 3 years there will be a number of debates, events and educational projects about waste management.
Waste watch is a national charity, which promotes the reduction, reuse and recycling of rubbish. The 'schools and kids' section in this website provides lessons for teachers and interactive learning for children.
Waste Wise (Australia)
The Waste Wise Schools Programme is an initiative from Eco Recycle Victoria (Australia). It was set up to help Australian schools reduce waste and litter. There are sections for teachers and children - take a look and see how they learn about rubbish down under!
Collect4School is a scheme that encourages schools to collect used printer cartridges, which they can send to the Collect4School Recycling Centre. These are sorted and either remanufactured or recycled for their plastic. Schools are paid for the cartridges they send in that can be remanufactured.
Recycool is a recycling and fundraising programme for schools and we have generated over £500,000 for schools since 1999 by recycling mobile phones and printer cartridges.
Childrens Scrapstore.co.uk takes clean and safe waste products from industry and creates a resource for childrens art and play activities.
xrefer contains encyclopaedias, dictionaries, thesauri & books of quotations from the world's leading publishers. A search facility helps you find out the meaning of virtually anything!
The school assemblies website provides ideas for primary school assemblies. A useful teaching resource.
Council for Environmental Education
The Council for Environmental Education (CEE) provides a national focus in England for those committed to education for sustainable development. CEE brings people together to address issues of common interest.