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Energy from Waste

Most of Devon's non recycled waste (that would previously have gone to a landfill site) now goes to an Energy from Waste plant.  Watch this video to see what happens to it.

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.

Home Paper making

The perfect introduction to making hand-made recycled paper!

This short video outlines how to make your own hand-made, recycled paper at home or school. Watch it in conjunction with the ‘Industrial Paper making’ video and challenge pupils to spot the similarities between the two processes.

How plastic bottles are made into polyester clothing

Find out the process a plastic bottle goes through before it is made into recycled clothing.

Wealth hidden in Waste

Overview of waste, recycling, raw resources, composting, Energy from Waste and landfill sites. This London based you tube video (18 mins) is suitable for upper KS2.

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)

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)

Energy from Waste

Most of Devon's non recycled waste (that would previously have gone to a landfill site) now goes to an Energy from Waste plant.  Watch this video to see what happens to it.

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.

Home Paper making

The perfect introduction to making hand-made recycled paper!

This short video outlines how to make your own hand-made, recycled paper at home or school. Watch it in conjunction with the ‘Industrial Paper making’ video and challenge pupils to spot the similarities between the two processes.

How plastic bottles are made into polyester clothing

Find out the process a plastic bottle goes through before it is made into recycled clothing.

Wealth hidden in Waste

Overview of waste, recycling, raw resources, composting, Energy from Waste and landfill sites. This London based you tube video (18 mins) is suitable for upper KS2.

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)

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)