Recycling Posters and Resources
Recycling posters and resources to support Northumberland schools to setting up effective and sustainable recycling schemes.
Index of information on this page
Many of the posters on this page are provided by Recycle Now. To
please click here to view their website. Recycle Now suggest
that the posters are printed to A3.
The Recycle Now posters on this page can also be found on the
Recycle Now Schools
webpage, along with more designs.
The Recycle Now website includes many more useful resources for
schools on recycling and composting.
What can we recycle at home and at school?
Please click on the link below to download a recycling
bin poster which can be saved to your computer or printed for use
around school. This poster shows the different things that all
Northumberland householders can recycle in their kerbside recycling
bins and also any schools with a recycling collection picked up by
Northumberland County Council or SITA UK. You might also like to
print and laminate this list to stick onto your outdoor
Recycle Now posters- Why Recycle?
Please click here for more posters from Recycle Now.
Recycle Now posters- general reminder posters
Recycle Now posters - materials
The posters below and more like them can also be found on the
Recycle Now schools
Please note that some of the designs that you may use
from the Recycle Now website may not show accurate information for
what can be recycled in your particular school recycling
scheme and will need to be adapted to show the correct
materials. Materials that can be collected for recycling varies
nationally and even within the North East of England. Please be careful to promote the
correct materials for recycling in your school.
The posters below have been selected as the ones that
are most likely to be useful for your school.
Please click here to see more designs on the
Recycle Now website (please remember that many will need to be
Glass recycling loop poster from British Glass
Resources from Keep Britain Tidy and the Marine Conservation
Compost posters and resources from Recycle Now
Please click on the links below for a selection of helpful
materials for schools
Reusing furniture and equipment in schools
National and international waste and environmental awareness
Are you running an environmental event in school or with your
local community group?
How about linking your event to a national or international
Here are some ideas:
Waste less live more week
Waste less live more week: 17th-
23rd Sept 2012
The Pod Waste Week (Schools)
The next Pod Waste Week is 11-17th March
Sign up will open in Autumn 2012. Sign up early to get a free
campaign pack. You may need to register to the Pod first. Please click here
The Pod Switch off Fortnight (Schools)
The next Pod Switch off fortnight will run from 19th
November - 2nd December 2012
here to find out more
for The Pod Year Planner
Click here to find out what The Pod is
Climate Change Week: 4th - 10th March 2013
Please click here
International compost awareness week- 6th - 12th May 2013
National Recycle Week
Click here to take a look
at what happened during the Recycle Week in June 2012.
or link to a national waste scheme such as
Keep Britain Tidy Campaigns,
and The Big Tidy Up
Websites on waste/recycling and other environmental topics
Waste and recycling:
Please click on the link above to find out about the new House
of Objects scrap store and creative recycling centre at the Rising
Sun Country Park, including directions and joining information.
Links to litter campaigns:
Links for school environmental/community projects:
Climate Change websites
Walking to school:
Eco-friendly/recycled materials and swap shops:
Learning from other schools and community groups