Waste education

Our Waste Aware Officer is available to provide a wide range of advice, guidance and support on waste, waste minimisation and recycling.

Contact Waste Aware Officer

Schools and youth groups

A range of activities can be arranged to meet the specific age group, level of awareness and number of participants. These include:

  • Waste audits
  • Talks
  • Recycling activities and games

Further details are available in our school's waste activities booklet.

Adult groups

Seminars and discussion sessions allow you to ask specific questions on all aspects of recycling and waste management.  We can visit your group at any time from Monday to Friday between 08:00 and 18:00.

  • Lunchtime talks
  • Coffee mornings
  • Fetes
  • Office visits

Educational resources

A range of educational materials, posters and literature is available which can be displayed in your work place or community venue.

Test your knowledge by playing 'a minute to bin it', our online recycling game.

For gala days and outdoor events, the Waste Aware Team also has a 4 metre by 2 metre (13 ft x 6.5 ft) educational caravan.

Individual support

We are also able to provide advice and guidance to individual households.