We are delighted with this new eco-initiative. The quality of the uniform is excellent – you would never guess the material is made from recycled plastic and the added bonus is that it’s more hard wearing and colourfast than ordinary material.Headteacher, Falconers Hill Infant School
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!
Why not get involved :
Lesson ideas are also available – useful for interested teachers
“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.
All three of my children wear the sports shorts for PE at school, and they wash brilliantly, all the uniforms still look as good as new. I would definitely recommend to friends.Leighanne, Mum of three