Featured Activity: My PET project

recycling codes and logos on plastic bottlesThis activity is one of our Reduce, Reuse & Recycle Activities and is all about the great things you can make from old PET bottles.

We use them every day, but plastic PET bottles like the ones used for bottled water, fizzy drinks and toiletries can cause harm to wildlife and take hundreds of years to decompose. So as well as using fewer of them, transforming them into something else that’s useful prevents them ending up in landfill. This activity has plenty of interesting ideas, and encourages you and your students to raise money for charities such as ‘Liter of Light’, an organisation that converts old PET bottles into ceiling lights for disadvantaged people around the world.

 

Read more about and download this activity »

Posted on March 2nd, 2017 by Aoife Glass

Keep up to date with Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots

Why not sign up for our weekly newsletter, filled with inspiring stories from the Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots community in the UK. Not sure what to expect? Take a look at some of our recent emails.

Or follow us on Twitter or Facebook for updates as they happen:

 

Email this to a colleague Email this to a colleague

Help us keep our resources free!

All of our resources are currently free and you can help them to stay that way and support the other work of Roots & Shoots in the UK by making a donation, no matter how small. The easiest way to donate to the Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots programme UK online is by using Virgin Money Giving. This can be a one off donation for any amount you want (every pound helps!) or if you prefer you can set up a regular, monthly donation.

Make a donation using Virgin Money Giving

Our Partners

EW-Institute NGK Observer-Ethical-2015-V-Small quest windsor