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What does single use plastic mean? Can we go plastic free?

In this section you will find activities aimed to start the discussion about recycling and waste and to learn what is accepted in the different coloured bins in Greater Manchester.

You can mix and match these resources or follow them in order to create a session.

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Would you like to know what happens to the items that you put into your bin once they have been collected?

The resources in this section contain activities to provide information and understanding about what happens to recycling and general waste after it has been collected in Greater Manchester.

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Activities to encourage understanding that natural resource depletion is one of the main drivers for the three R’s. This section also explores ideas of how to reduce waste.

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Understanding the term circular economy in relation to recycling.

Resources and activity ideas for 11 years and above.

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Recycle for Greater Manchester