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  • calling all wastebusters on earth - rubbish has gone renegade - recycle now to protect your planet
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OFFICIAL INTERGALACTIC WASTEBUSTER FEDERATION FACT file

MISSION: THE HOME RECYCLING CHALLENGE Planet: Earth

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earth’s precious resources are being wasted every day
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Thousands of tonnes of rubbish that could have been recycled, is being buried in landfills
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many people don’t recycle because they don’t know what can be recycled in their home

it’s a race against time, it’s a fight against waste

Join the Wastebuster rebel alliance. Be a Recycling hero at home – help people recycle More. Dare to make a difference? Take the power back from the dark side of the bin. Take the Challenge.

May the eco-force be with you

Recycle now with Busta

Lieutenant Pong and I discovered what can be recycled on Earth.

It’s easy with theRecycling locator

GO

To theRecycling locator and click on 'How to recycle at home’

Enter

Your post code

Recycle

The Recycling Locator will tell you the items you can recycle in your home!

WANT TO KNOW HOW THINGS GET RECYCLED?

Watch these videos featuring Captain Busta and Lieutenant Pong from the Intergalactic Wastebuster Federation.

You can download these videos and a range of other useful resources for schools from Wastebuster.

TAKE THE CHALLENGE

EXPLORE

Watch Maddie and Busta explore what can be recycled in one home with their recycling ray guns, that are connected to the Recycling Locator, and find out what your Home Recycling Challenge is!

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TEACHERS!

THIS IS WHAT YOU NEED TO DO

Click on the 'DOWNLOAD SHEET' button on this page, select the teachers tab, enter your details and download the mission

 

Once you have completed the challenge, let us know how many homework sheets you have collected by clicking the button below

 

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REPORT

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I agree to the Home Recycling Challenge competition Terms and Conditions

If you have any problems submitting this form, please email info@wastebuster.co.uk

MISSION

  1. Download the Home Recycling Challenge competition sheet

  2. Go to the Recycling Locator with your family to find out what you can recycle at home. Write a list of those items on the poster competition part of the sheet, decorate it, cut it out from the sheet and stick it up somewhere everyone will see it

  3. Circle all the items that can be recycled in your home on the school competition part of the sheet and take it to school to give to your teacher

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REPORT

  1. Take a photo of your recycling poster. Maybe you could be in the photo, or you could do a family selfie showing your recycling poster on display? You could even make pirates hats like Maddie and Busta’s!

  2. Upload your photo

  3. Ask your friends and family to vote for your photo in the Hall of Fame and you could win some amazing prizes for your family!

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Prizes for recycling heroes

Get in there quick!

  • The first 500 schools to register get a Home Recycling Challenge campaign pack full of school goodies
  • The recycling heroes that send in the first 50 photos after campaign launch will receive a special recycling hero badge or a pack of exclusive gold Wastebuster Top Trumps
  • One of the first 50 schools to register will have an opportunity to have Busta and Maddie visit their school to give an exciting assembly

Home recycling heroes

  • All recycling heroes at home that send in photos with their recycling posters will receive a Recycling Hero Certificate from Busta
  • The wastebusting family with the photo that has the highest number of votes will win an iPad and a Wastebuster goodie pack
  • The 10 pictures with the next highest number of votes will win a Green Science Kidz Labz pack
  • 300+ Busta mascots will be given to families who send in photos (who will be selected at random)
  • The top 100 schools with the highest % of their pupils taking part will win a Busta mascot
  • Watch this film to find out how this amazing recycled mascot is made.

Home recycling challenge school winner

  • The school with the most pupils returning challenge sheets will win £1000 in cash, a formal certificate of achievement from the Intergalactic Wastebuster Federation, and a special assembly with Maddie and Busta
The Home Recycling Challenge closes on 25th September 2017 - the Monday of Recycle Week (25th September-1st October). Winners will be announced on the 28th September 2017

Home Recycling Challenge School Leader board

Find out how many recycling heroes your school has in our leader board!

Lighthorne Heath Primary School, Warwickshire
89.55% % of pupils returned sheet
Skirlaugh Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School, East Riding of Yorkshire
89.04% % of pupils returned sheet
Kirk Sandall Infant School, Doncaster
81.33% % of pupils returned sheet
The Horsell Village School, Surrey
38.06% % of pupils returned sheet
Cleve House School, Bristol City of
25.76% % of pupils returned sheet

The Home Recycling Challenge closes on 25th September 2017 - the Monday of Recycle Week (25th September-1st October).

Winners will be announced on the 28th September 2017

RECYCLING HERO BUZZ

To see your recycling poster piccy right here, tweet your photo to @_Wastebuster  and remember the hashtag: #recyclingchallenge

A great way to remember to recycle

A great way to remember to recycle

Join us to get everyone recycling. Check what you can recycle in your area with the Recycling Locator.

ABOUT US

Recycle now

Recycle Now is a campaign to encourage people in the UK to recycle more things more often from all around the home, delivered by WRAP.

WRAP is a registered charity and not for profit company. Our mission is to accelerate the move to a sustainable resource - efficient economy through:

  • Re-inventing how we design, produce and sell products
  • Re-thinking how we use and consume products
  • Re-defining what is possible through re-use and recycling

WRAP works with UK Governments, the EU and other funders to help deliver their policies on waste prevention and resource efficiency. We take action in those areas where we can have the greatest impact on reducing waste, protecting our natural resources and providing economic and environmental benefits. We help businesses, individuals and communities reap the benefits of reducing waste, developing sustainable products and using resources in an efficient way.

Recycle Now Contacts

WASTEBUSTER

Wastebuster is a not-for-profit company whose mission is to inspire children to care for the environment and adopt more sustainable lifestyles. It achieves its mission by developing and distributing innovative and entertaining educational content for primary aged children (4-11) in England.

Wastebuster campaigns promote environmental education, waste reduction and recycling and are designed specifically to engage, inform, and empower children to waste less, recycle more and understand they can play a direct and active role in shaping their own future.

Wastebuster Contacts