A step-by-step guide to plan and carry out a waste audit to measure how much waste your school creates in a day, week or even a year. Review your results and create a waste reduction action plan.
To investigate how much waste is produced in school and how much could be recycled.
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Waste Audit Worksheet 1
Waste Audit Worksheet 2
Simple classroom activities introduce food, carton, electrical, metal, paper and cardboard and plastic recycling. Then conduct a waste audit in your school.
Busta and Pong explore which types of plastic can be recycled and how everyone can find out what type of plastic is recycled in their area
Busta and Pong explore how food waste can be recycled into compost
Busta and Pong explore how food waste can be recycled to generate power (Anaerobic Digestion)
Busta and Pong explore how paper and cardboard can be recycled
Busta and Pong explore how metals can be recycled
Busta and Pong explore how electronic equipment can be recycled
Busta and Pong explore how milk, juice, soup and other cartons can be recycled