Damers First School Eco-Crew: Ten Tips to Becoming Plastic Free
Eco-Schools experts The Eco-Crew from Damers First School, have written a fantastic guide to help other schools reduce the use of plastic in their schools. You can read their absolutely fantastic tips below (written 100% by children) and if you want to create a guide to help other schools reduce their impact on the environment the Eco-Schools team would love to see and share it!
Damers’ Ten Tips to Becoming Plastic Free
Terracycle are a global leader in recycling hard-to-recycle waste. They offer a range of free recycling programmes, so you can start collecting in your school or nursery, alternatively, if there is already a scheme in your area they will tell you where it is and how to get in touch.
Begin recycling with Terracyle
Local Authority Waste Services
The Waste Services department of many councils will offer free support to schools, ranging from helping to organise litter picking events to delivering recycling workshops in your school. In our LEA Support Pages you can find the contacts of many Waste Authorities – if yours isn’t there tell them to get in touch and the Eco-Schools team will add them on.
Eco-Schools LEA Support Pages
Waste Topic Award Winner, Eco-Schools Award Ceremony
Dean Trust Ardwick litter picked, introduced reusable bottles and even invited Manchester City Council in to help when working on the Eco-Schools Waste topic.
Read about Dean Trust Ardwick