Recycling in Southend

Recycling at School

Eco Schools

Eco-Schools, who are run by Keep Britain Tidy, teach students the importance of being eco-friendly through:

  • classroom learning
  • community projects

Schools follow an Eco-School programme, working towards a Green Flag status.

For more info about Eco-Schools and how to become one, please visit their website.

Bin It!

Bin It! offer teachers free resources for all pupils aged between 5 and 18 years old. These include:

  • fun cartoons
  • assembly ideas
  • projects
  • lesson plans

The activities are created to help students of all ages learn about:

  • bin types
  • where each type of litter belongs


If you are interested in teaching your students more about recycling and what can and cannot be recycled, why not contact Veolia to book a workshop?

Veolia Southend offers the following educational services:

  • school assemblies (this covers littering and what can and cannot be recycled through the pupils' weekly waste collection)
  • truck visits (Munch)
  • paper making workshops

Contact recycling and waste

Telephone: 01702 215006

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