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Education resources for Surrey schools

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Surrey Primary Schools – Don’t miss out on your free Wastebuster membership

All Surrey primary schools are being provided with free access to the Wastebuster waste and environmental education programme.

Wastebuster helps schools reduce waste, explore waste in the curriculum and work towards Eco-Schools Awards. For a reminder of your school’s Wastebuster login please email: info@wastebuster.co.uk

What is available?

  • Teachers resources access media-rich education resources, videos and assemblies, cross-curricular lesson plans, eco-team activities, waste reduction and recycling toolkits with posters and signage. Perfect for waste themed weeks and school waste reduction campaigns.
  • Eco-team activities and toolkits meet fun characters that capture children’s imaginations and bring environmental education to life, play games, go on Wastebuster missions, complete eco-challenges, and get crafty. Wastebuster activities are perfect for an eco-committee or science club to get involved in. A whole year of seasonally themed activities are available to keep even the keenest eco-team engaged.
  • Whole school engagement campaigns – take part in challenges designed to engage the whole community by informing, inspiring and empowering children and their families to reduce waste to care for the environment.

Free compost bins for Surrey schools*

Black compost bin
To apply for a bin email affiliates@straight.co.uk with the email subject: Surrey school free compost bin offer. Please include your school address in the email and a contact name.

Compost bin details:

Height 1000mm
Diameter 800mm
Volume: 330 litres

If you have any queries relating to the compost bin offer please use the contact us page. Please note the application email address is for placing an order only.

Composting teaching resources are also available on the Wastebuster website, to help you with your new bin.

* One bin per school. Limited stock available on a first come first served basis.



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