Children picking up litter

Further resources for teachers

The following websites may provide resources, advice and information to help schools plan activities in the classroom related to waste, recycling and the environment.

  • Young People’s Trust for the Environment – charity that provides free lesson plans on the environment and nature.
  • Eco Schools – a simple environmental management system that empowers young people to introduce and lead environmental actions and education in their school.
  • WRAP – Wrap works with businesses, governments, citizens and charities to make the planet a healthier, safer place.
  • ReduceReuseRecycle – a magazine website dedicated to topics relating to green issues, recycling and the environment.
  • Sparklebox – a website with thousands of free teaching resources for Early Years and Primary School teachers.
  • Twinkl – a website with educational resources that can be used at each step of a child’s learning journey.
  • Seed – sustainability and environmental education charity with resources that enable and empower children, young people, and adults to learn about sustainability and climate change at home.
  • Keep Britain Tidy – charity that aims to eliminate litter, end waste and improve places.
  • BBC Teach – website with thousands of free curriculum-mapped videos, arranged by age-group and subject.