The amount of waste recycled has increased, and accounted for 43% of household waste in 2012-13. But this figure is still lower than some of our neighbouring EU countries, where some are recycling over 50% of their waste.
There is still a great deal of waste which could be recycled that ends up in landfill sites which is harmful to the environment.
Case Studies - click the links to find out more.
The school has so far recycled cards, old mobile phones and ink cartridges while learning about the importance of reusing and reducing waste.
Freemantle Academy: An eco-school
Part of a government-backed international award programme that guides schools on their sustainable journey.