Recycling Posters and Resources
Recycling posters and resources to support Northumberland schools in setting up effective recycling schemes that will be sustainable.
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 picture to download a recycling bin sticker
/ poster which can be saved to your computer or printed for your
wall or noticeboard. 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 on the same collection
round as surrounding houses.
Please click here for more information on
up a recycling scheme in school.
Recycle Now posters- Why Recycle?
(Please click on the small pictures to download the posters)
Please click here for more posters from Recycle Now.
Recycle Now posters - Primary and Secondary School general
reminder posters for recycling in school
Please click here for more Primary School posters on the Recycle
click here for more Secondary School posters.
life poster 2
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.
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
British Glass recycling loop poster
Click here to
download the poster.
More Recycle Now posters
Resources from Keep Britain Tidy and the Marine Conservation
click here for Keep Britain Tidy posters and resources.
click here for Love Where You Live posters and resources.
Conservation Society factsheet - Please click here.
Please click here to go to the MCS
Compost posters and resources from Recycle Now
Please click on the picture you are interested in to download
the poster, booklet, or information sheet.
Composting guidance for schools
A booklet for householders and schools
home composting today
Fill the bin
that makes your garden more beautiful
Buying a compost bin
Compost. A Greener Compost.
Click here for more information on composting
from Northumberland County Council
Click here to go to the
Recycle Now Schools website for school composting tips and
here for tips and advice for composting at home from Recycle
Waste Action Reuse Portal
(Furniture and equipment reuse in schools and offices)
here to download the poster
Find out more on our School Recycling Directory Furniture and Classroom Equipment or on our
Green Purchasing page for 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