Reduce, Reuse & Recycle Activities

These activities are all about reducing our impact on the environment by reducing the resources we use and the amount of waste we create, reusing things where we can and recyling instead of sending to landfill. There’s lots of great ideas here, why not give them a try!

My PET Project

Posted on January 7th, 2016 by Paul Ratcliffe

Discarded empty plastic bottles cause problems for wildlife and can take hundreds of years to break down. Can they be put to good use?

Run a Trashion Show

Posted on September 16th, 2015 by Paul Ratcliffe

This activity is all about reusing unwanted clothing, textiles and other items. Stretch your creative talents and create new, exciting clothing out of unwanted items.

Breaking the Bag Habit

Posted on August 31st, 2015 by Paul Ratcliffe

Learn about the problems of single use plastic bags and design a reusable shopping bag to use whenever you go shopping.

Energy Activity 3: Energy Saving Pledges

Posted on May 10th, 2012 by Paul Ratcliffe

How and where is energy used in your home? The more energy we use, the more greenhouse gases are created contributing to climate change. How can we save energy?

Energy Activity 2: Energy Questionnaire

Posted on May 10th, 2012 by Paul Ratcliffe

How and where is energy used in your home? The more energy we use, the more greenhouse gases are created contributing to climate change. How can we save energy?

Energy Activity 1: What Uses Energy at Home?

Posted on April 30th, 2012 by Paul Ratcliffe

How and where is energy used in your home? The more energy we use, the more greenhouse gases are created contributing to climate change. How can we save energy?

Water: Audits and Pledges

Posted on November 12th, 2008 by Sunil Patel

The average person in the UK uses a massive 153 litres of water per day. A lot of this goes on washing and flushing toilets, and a lot is wasted through dripping taps, overfilled kettles and inefficient appliances. This activity helps students discover where water is used in the home …

Make a Poster: Reduce, Reuse & Recycle! – An Iceworld Activity

Posted on August 28th, 2008 by Sunil Patel

This activity looks at the amount of waste we generate and where we can decrease this to save energy.

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