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Teach students why it’s important to be part of the waste solution rather than the problem. Recycling kit includes 25-activity classroom workbook for $20.

Coffs Harbour June 30th 2015

Marine Science University Student Kelsey Bannister shares the concerns of the greater Marine Science community of the alarming risk to marine life due to the huge numbers of plastic bottles washing up on North Coast New South Wales at beaches such as Wooli Beach.

Please note - This photo taken near the Marine Sciene Centre, Charlesworth Bay Coffs Harbour.

Photo Frank Redward

Why we need to talk about waste and recycling


PART ONE: There’s a lot of waste around, but it’s important to understand whether that’s a problem. We look at why we need to reduce waste and why recycling is a big part of the solution

The 3 Rs are the key to reducing waste.

Learn the three Rs for a simple waste solution


PART TWO: Helping keep the earth clean is as easy as learning the three Rs ... reduce, reuse and recycle. That way you’ll do your bit for the environment and you’ll save money, too


Australian recycling — then and now

A young girl holding a recycling bin with empty plastic containers. Shallow DOF.

PART THREE: Australia has a long history of recycling and we’re very good at putting things in the recycling bin, but there is plenty more we can do to be even better

Recyclables from the bin back to you brand new

WEEKLY recycle bin collections would be rolled out across Port Adelaide under a council plan to encourage more households to cut down on general waste. Alberton Primary School encourages their students to recycle both at school and home. [L-R] Alberton Primary teacher & Pt Adealide/Enfield councilor Claire Boan recycles with students, Maya Oaten-Hepworth (12yrs),  Isabella Plastow (7yrs), &  Max Kuchel (6yrs).

picture: Bianca De Marchi

PART FOUR: Putting recyclables into a big bin and watching a recycling truck drive away isn’t the end of it. Follow your recycling from the bin to back out into the market as a new item

Comparing Australian recycling to the rest of the world

Melbourne Water Kids Teaching Kids Conference at Collingwood Children's Farm. Vermont Primary School students Eric and Patrick with their recycling workshop.Picture : Ian Currie

PART FIVE: Being the best recycling country in the world is a great goal to aim for. Australia has plenty to be proud of, but there’s still lots we can improve

You can be a great recycler

The South Melbourne Market banned straws from December 1, 2018. Arabella, 7, Hugo, 7, and Charley, 6, support the ban. Picture: Penny Stephens

PART SIX: Follow our guide on how to be a good recycler to make sure nothing you throw out ends up in landfill or the ocean. You’re on your way to being a fantastic recycler

Close the recycling loop: buy it back

17.7.18 -  Adelaide designers Ivana Milosevic and Lisa  Chakiris (Ninos) with model Marianne Melito, who wears one of their swimwear designs at Electra House, Adelaide. The designers  have designed a new range of swimwear 'Le Periple', using abandoned fishing nets and plastic bottles recovered from the ocean.

Picture: Bianca De Marchi

PART SEVEN: Being a good recycler is about more than putting everything you can into the recycling bin. To be a really good recycler, choose products made out of recycled materials

Your big ideas on recycling could save the world

Earth in man's hands isolated on black. Much space for copy.

PART EIGHT: The world needs big, new ideas to recycle the waste created by the 7.53 billion people on earth. Here are some wonderful waste ideas for the future