For this Recycle Mission, we would like you to run a recycling drive at your centre. This will educate families on recyclable materials, and also divert those items from being sent to landfill! Please find below some tips, tools and resources to get you started!
Our Action Plan is also a useful tool to help plan this activity.
The Ambassadors from Clayfield College (right) introduced EcoBins at their school to separate waste into 5 categories; paper; mixed recycling; soft plastics; organics; and landfill. Click the link below for more information on EcoBins!
CONTAINERS FOR CHANGE
Make money from recycled containers! You can even donate to EcoMarines with code C10041492.
Batteries are toxic and it's important they are recycled and not sent to landfill.
ORAL AND BEAUTY CARE, COFFEE CAPSULES & MORE
TerraCycle has recycling solutions for almost every form of waste.
How many old mobile phones can you recover and recycle in your school community?
The Snap, Send, Solve app allows you to report full bins, waste and other feedback to council.
The Brisbane Bin and Recycling app teaches you how to recycle items, and even reminds you when bin days are!
Not sure how to dispose of an item? The Recycle Smart app teaches you how to recycle over 170 items!
How to recycle properly at home, school and your work place.
What happens with items after they're picked up by the recycling truck?
Although this is a serious issue, try to have some fun!
Make fun cardboard superheroes over the bins to encourage recycling
You can help motivate students by installing a fun basketball hoop over a recycle bin in the eating area
Organise activities for National Recycling Week
Think you're a recycling guru? Take this quiz to find out!
Set up a fun collection bin near the school administration for batteries, coffee pods, mobile phones, etc. asking a question and they drop their item in the side they think is right: