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We need to do more to prevent waste to landfill. Supporting markets for recycled products is important.

Mrs Dixon, parent

Eco- Schools England – check for schools near you

Eco-Schools England has around 17,000 schools registered as Eco-Schools with either the Bronze, Silver or Green Flag award, or with Ambassador status.

Each of these schools has actively tackled environmental issues from litter and waste recycling to healthy living and biodiversity. All have an overall interest in making their school more sustainable, including changing the behaviour of young people.

David Luke Eco uniform made from recycled plastic bottles is a really tangible link between the recycling process, the benefits and possible outcomes and many schools in England are now teaching lessons using the Eco Schools England lesson ideas, having the uniform and linking it all together. The pupils love to see the link to what they are actually wearing!Eco-School-Computer-Screen

Why not get involved :

  • Click here to find out more about Eco-Schools and what they do
  • Click here or on the computer screen to find Eco-schools near you

Lesson ideas are also available – useful for interested teachers

  • For lesson ideas click here

 

“Waste isn’t useless; it’s actually something you can use to make more things. You can recycle it into all different sorts of things”.

Pupil, Aged 9, Altofts Junior School, Normanton.

The quality of the uniform is fantastic, my 3 year old son wears the trousers, he is very active, always climbing, falling over and getting himself filthy, the trousers are still as good as new. They wash brilliantly even on a 15 degree wash.

Leighanne, Mum of three