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Recycling Activities

Some useful information and fun activities to help you learn about Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

Privacy Notice - Operational Services - General Customer Enquiries (email, letter and phone) [77KB]

Looking for some fun games and activities to keep the kids (or adults!) occupied?  Say no more, the Waste Education team have you covered!  Check out all of our educational activities below which promote the 3 R's - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. Please feel free to print out the worksheets for use at home, in school or with community groups.

Compost in bottle image

Waste Reduction Activities

Sock Rabbit Craft

Reuse Activities 

Beeswax Wraps Activity [174KB]

BBC Plastic Bottle Bird Feeder [747KB]  

Sock Bunnies [397KB]

Plastic Bottle Puppets [40KB]

Metal Colouring In

Recycling Activities


Test Your Knowledge with Waste Puzzles

Information Posters

Useful Web Pages

Health & Safety Information for Online Resources

The following example health and safety script, risk assessment and Safe Systems of Work for the downloadable activities can be printed or downloaded:

Please note: these are for reference only and teachers/group leaders/parents/guardians should complete their own risk assessments and adhere to any school/group health and safety policies and procedures.