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Litter & Waste

Litter & Waste is the only core topic in the Eco-Schools programme, and must be one of the three Topics covered in order to achieve Green Flag Award status.  This topic covers actions on  litter, dog fouling, flytipping, and graffiti, as well as waste minimisation actions such as recycling and composting.

  

Eco-Schools Curricular Map - Litter & Waste Topic

Experiences and outcomes related to the Litter & Waste Topic are all laid out in this curricular map.

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Litter Prevention

       

Marine Litter

There is a clear path from land to sea, with litter dropped on our streets and beaches ending up in our waterways and eventually in the ocean. According to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) 80% of marine and coastal litter comes from land based activities.   

  

Single Use Plastics

  

Waste Minimisation

  

Food Waste

  

Textile Waste

WRAP - Love Your Clothes

Love your clothes exists to reduce the impact of clothes on the environment.

  

Paper Waste

Papermaking

Instructions and videos on how to make your own paper from Recycle Devon.

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