Industrial Paper Recycling
What happens to the paper you put out for recycling at home and at school?
This short video is designed for KS2 pupils and shows the main stages in the industrial paper recycling process. If you are making your own recycled paper, watch it in conjunction with ‘Home Paper making ’, so that pupils can see the similarities between the industrial process and the way we make recycled paper at home and school.
Steel Appeal - the Story of Steel Recycling
RecycleDevon - shows how cans and tins are recycled into new products (2:50mins)
The Story of aluminium recycling
RecycleDevon - journey of aluminium from recycling boxes or bring banks to the reprocessor and then ultimately back into new products (2mins)
Composting at home: section 1 - Getting the mix right
How to compost at home. Knowing your brown and greens in order to get the mix right. You tube video 8 mins 26.
Composting at home: section 2 - rectifying a heap gone wrong
Trouble shooting guide to helping your heap back to health. You tube video 6 mins
Composting at home: section 3 - maintaining your compost heap
Top tips to help maintain a healthy compost heap. You tube 6mins 13
Composting at home: section 4 - More top tips for finest compost
Exploring the finer details of home composting to get the best results. You tube video 8 mins 15
How plastic bottles are made into polyester clothing
Find out the process a plastic bottle goes through before it is made into recycled clothing.
Compost Creatures - mellow music
Watch real life mini and micro beasts from a compost bin - mellow music, you tube (1:11mins)
Compost creatures - dance music
Watch real life mini and micro beasts from a compost bin - dance music, you tube (54seconds)
Putting together a Scotty's HotBox composter
Video guide to putting together a Scotty's HotBox composter, you tube (2:38mins)
The smashing story of recycling Glass
RecycleDevon - The journey of Glass from your recycling boxes or bring banks to being recycled into new products (2:15mins)
The Colourful Story of Plastic Recycling
RecycleDevon - Where do plastic recyclables go? And what happens to them? (2:52mins)
Following the paper trail
RecycleDevon - the journey of paper from recycling boxes and banks to the reprocessor and then ultimately back into new products (3:12mins)
Wear next? What happens to the textiles you recycle
RecycleDevon - the textile recycling process from collections to reprocessing into something new (2:07mins)
What is a Circular Economy?
The circular economy demonstrated with Lego. This 3 minute you tube video was made by a school and is a simple introduction to adults and pupils alike.
Get Loopy! Circular Economy for KS2
A mad professor introduces the Circular Economy, aimed at KS2. An excellent Ellen MacArthur you tube video -12 mins.
Re-thinking Progress: The Circular Economy
Explores how through a change in design we can make products that can be 'made to be made again'. 3:50mins you tube video. Ellen MacArthur Foundation