Recycling & Waste Education for Schools and Nurseries

The Waste Team can work with your nursery, primary school or secondary school to offer free waste minimisation and recycling information and resources.

Waste Services offer a range of resources which link directly with the Curriculum for Excellence and Eco-Schools to promote the Reduce, Reuse, Recycle message. Please see details of the resources below.

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To book or enquire about waste education resources and activities, please complete our Waste Education Online Form.

Some useful short videos which explain how recycling works and downloadable information leaflets.
Some useful information and fun activities to help you learn about Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!
Free CPD sessions will be offered in the future to cover the waste and recycling resources provided by West Lothian Council Waste Services.
The Waste Education Lending Kits are available to all nurseries, primary schools, secondary schools and community groups, free of charge. All lesson plans, resources and equipment will be provided.
The Waste Services received funding from Zero Waste Scotland to train an officer to deliver the Waste Smart programme.
Information about recycling and waste collections in schools and community centres.
Zero Waste Scotland has developed food waste resources for primary and secondary levels specifically for the Scottish curriculum.
Our material recycling facilities welcome visits from schools, universities and community groups to help share the knowledge about waste processing.
Information on how you can recycle and reduce waste.

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