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Focusing on getting rid of single use plastic in your school is a great idea and action but don’t forget to explore it with your students. What are the current impacts of so much plastic waste on people around the world.
Start off by watching these: ‘Where Your Recycled Plastic Ends Up’
Resources in pdf
Here’s some resources for your school if you are focusing on being plastic free!
A few plastic presentations (in pptx or pdf) that you can adapt for the classroom:
- Plastics presentation
- St Louis 2019 Plastic
- Plastics Challenge teachers notes
- Scientists Discover Novel Way to Recycle Plastic
With China banning the import of plastic waste, the waste just goes somewhere else but not near our pristine Global North oh no! Read the BBC article here.