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Teaching resources

For information about the waste hierarchy and lesson plans, including activities linked to the curriculum and free resources, visit the following websites: 

DHL Envirosolutions

You will need to create a login to access these resources but DHL offer a range of activities for Key Stage 2 pupils relating to reuse and recycling of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE).
Recycle Now 

Provides information, advice and activities for primary and secondary schools. It also guides you through the process of setting up and maintaining effective recycling schemes. 

Keep Britain Tidy 

Keep Britain Tidy runs the international Eco-Schools programme in England and is all about getting school communities to be more sustainable. 

Recycle More 

Offers information for pupils and teachers, key stage activities, games and facts.

London Environmental Education Forum (LEEF) 

LEEF is a networking organisation that aims to support, facilitate and promote environmental education across London. It organises training workshops and events and circulate information to raise the profile of environmental education within the media. 

Sustainability and Environmental Education (SEEd) 

SEEd is a registered charity that identifies, promotes, enables and supports environmental education and education for sustainable development in the UK. It is an umbrella, membership organisation for Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), schools, colleges, universities, local authorities and educators interested in Environmental Education and ESD and the environment. 

Circus Takeaway 

Circus Takeaway run Theatre in Education shows and workshops in schools. Each show has its own enticing backdrops, props and unique costumes. Shows always involve juggling, magic, physical skills, comedy and songs. 


Eco-Schools is an international award programme that guides schools on their sustainable journey, providing a framework to help embed these principles into the heart of school life.
Art in Education

Art in Education delivers dynamic, imaginative and multi-disciplinary creative education projects for a diverse range of people including toddlers, special needs individuals, young people, artists, adults, and the general public.


WRAP (Waste and Resources Action Programme) School Materials

WRAP is a registered charity that works with businesses, individuals and communities to achieve a circular economy by helping them reduce waste, develop sustainable products and use resources in an efficient way. They have a huge online database of free resources for schools including lessons plans, artwork and teacher packs.