No Junk January

What are Ecobricks?
Ecobricks are your simple solution for plastic waste.
An Ecobrick is a plastic bottle packed to a set density with used, clean, dry plastic which can not be recycled in other ways.

What goes in them?

What can I put in an Ecobrick
Yes

Plastic Bags
Plastic Packaging
Styrofoam
Cellophane
Straws

No

Glass
Metal
Paper
Biodegradables

What do Ecobricks do?
Ecobricks helps the environment to stay clean. If you do not recycle or make Ecobricks with the non recyclable waste it is usually dumped in the sea harming animals or end up washed up on the beach.
Please watch this video. https://youtu.be/xUXLFtdsptA

What can we do to help?
As a college we are hoping that every students can create an Ecobrick. Over January the sixth form students will be promoting and collecting these to donate to the Whitby Wildlife Sanctuary.

Your Next Steps:
1. Get a plastic bottle eg: Coca Cola bottle. Ideally 2 litres.
2. Get yourself a stick.
3. Fill it with non-recyclable plastic.

  • plastic bags
  • Christmas wrapping paper
  • straws
  • plastic wrapping

4. Bring it into school.

Look at the following link to investigate more about Ecobricks https://www.ecobricks.org/

DEADLINE 31 JANUARY 2019

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