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Recycling & Waste Education for Schools and Nurseries

The Waste Team can work with your nursery, primary school or secondary school to offer free waste minimisation and recycling information and resources.

Waste Services offer a range of resources which link directly with the Curriculum for Excellence and Eco-Schools to promote the Reduce, Reuse, Recycle message. Please see details of the resources below.

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To book or enquire about waste education resources and activities, please complete our Waste Education Online Form.

Information to download and print and some useful short videos which explain how recycling works
The Waste Education Lending Kits are available to all nurseries, primary schools, secondary schools and community groups, free of charge. All lesson plans, resources and equipment will be provided.
Some useful information and fun activities to help you learn about Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!
Information on how you can recycle and reduce waste.
Zero Waste Scotland has developed food waste resources for primary and secondary levels specifically for the Scottish curriculum.
Information about recycling and waste collections in schools and community centres.
Our material recycling facilities welcome visits from schools, universities and community groups to help share the knowledge about waste processing.