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Get ready for the Schools Recycle Right Challenge

September 16, 2019

Liam Taylor


National Recycling Week (November 11-17) is now just around the corner and we are happy to announce this year will once again feature the Schools Recycle Right Challenge.

National Recycling Week (November 11-17) is now just around the corner and we are happy to announce this year will once again feature the Schools Recycle Right Challenge. The Challenge brings together a wide range of recycling themed activities, lesson plans, supporting resources, and events ideas that have been developed specifically to help Australian schools educate students about waste    When  The dates for the Schools Recycle Right Challenge are Monday 7 October to Friday 15 November 2019. If you're new to the Schools Recycle Right Challenge, start by registering online as an activity coordinator. If you've already registered for either the Schools Recycle Right Challenge or for National Tree Day previously, just login (or retrieve your password) using the same details.    Free resources  After registration you will be able to access the full suite of Schools Recycle Right Challenge resources online for free. These resources include:  Getting Started Guide  New Cool Australia lesson plans about packaging waste   Other teaching resources including the Waste-Free Lunch Guide and heaps of fun activities for kids.  Promotional posters and Thank You certificates to display at your school.  The theme for National Recycling Week this year is ‘Recycling Mythbusters’ so stay tuned for exciting new resources.    Why get involved?   The Schools Recycle Right Challenge is a fun way to learn! It offers an opportunity to:  Achieve learning outcomes in key study areas of the Australian curriculum including NAPLAN practice  Develop your School Environmental Management Plan (SEMP) Be part of a national environmental activity and really make a difference    Registration  Register now for free!   If you need any assistance please phone the National Recycling Hotline on 1300 733 712 or use our?contact form at https://schoolsrecycle.planetark.org/involved/.


Liam Taylor

Prior to joining Planet Ark Liam spent his time studying global environmental issues, travelling Southeast Asia on the cheap and working for a sustainable property management company in Bali, Indonesia. Joining the communications team at Planet Ark, he hopes to inspire positive environmental behaviour through effective and positive messaging.