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Friday 3rd April 2020

Friday 3rd April 2020


Family Friday Project

Family Recycling Project



Recycling is a responsible decisions for the good of our planet and for the benefit of future generations, who will have to live with the long-lasting effects of our lifestyles.


Reusing and recycling are two of the best ways to make sure waste is cut back to the bare minimum, and that our landfills pile up as little as possible.


What things can be recycled?

If you’re looking to make something useful out of something recycled, you may be surprised by just how many items you can reuse creatively. Even a simple plastic bottle can be a bird feeder or a watering can!


Products that can be recycled:

  • Glass bottles
  • Plastic bottles
  • Paper rolls (from kitchen towel and toilet paper)
  • Stale bread
  • Clothes
  • Books
  • Vegetable peelings
  • Plastic Pots
  • Corks
  • Dryer sheets
  • Coffee grounds
  • Egg cartons
  • Shoe boxes
  • Old and damaged tiles
  • Bottle caps
  • Mailing tubes
  • CDs and DVDs
  • Light bulbs
  • Christmas trees
  • Carpets


Below are 5 projects you can do today with your family using items from your own house!

Marble Run

Fox and Bunny Jars

Tin Can Bowling

DIY Birdhouse

Pencil Organiser

These are just a few ideas. Get researching and see what you can come up with.


Tweet me @stmarieskirkby with your creations!