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  • calling all wastebusters on earth - rubbish has gone renegade - recycle now to protect your planet
  • calling all wastebusters on earth - rubbish has gone renegade - recycle now to protect your planet
  • calling all wastebusters on earth - rubbish has gone renegade - recycle now to protect your planet
OFFICIAL INTERGALACTIC WASTEBUSTER FEDERATION FACT file

MISSION: THE HOME RECYCLING CHALLENGE Planet: Earth

fact:
earth’s precious resources are being wasted every day
fact:
Thousands of tonnes of rubbish that could have been recycled, is being buried in landfills
fact:
many people don’t recycle because they don’t know what can be recycled in their home

it’s a race against time, it’s a fight against waste

Join the Wastebuster rebel alliance. Be a Recycling hero at home – help people recycle More. Dare to make a difference? Take the power back from the dark side of the bin. Take the Challenge.

May the eco-force be with you
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Recycle now with Busta

Lieutenant Pong and I discovered what can be recycled on Earth.

It’s easy with theRecycling locator

GO

To theRecycling locator and click on 'How to recycle at home’

Enter

Your post code

Recycle

The Recycling Locator will tell you the items you can recycle in your home!

WANT TO KNOW HOW THINGS GET RECYCLED?

Watch these videos featuring Captain Busta and Lieutenant Pong from the Intergalactic Wastebuster Federation.
You can download these videos and a range of other useful resources for schools from Wastebuster.

TAKE THE CHALLENGE!

Schools! You could win a visit from Busta and Maddie and £1000 for your school!
Families! You could win an iPad, exclusive Top Trumps, and your very own Busta!

Step 1. EXPLORE

watch this video

To find out what your Home Recycling Challenge is!

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TEACHERS!
THIS IS WHAT YOU NEED TO DO

The Challenge is a fantastic way to engage your school in caring for the environment. It is a great activity to promote over the summer term and children’s entries can be submitted over the summer holidays. It can also count towards a prestigious Eco-Schools award.

It's easy to take part. Simply…

  1. Register to receive the challenge sheet and campaign pack.
    Register
  2. Send the sheet home with your pupils
  3. Tell us how many completed sheets have been returned
    COMPLETED SHEETS

Find out more

Report

I agree to the Home Recycling Challenge competition Terms and Conditions

If you have any problems submitting this form, please email info@wastebuster.co.uk

Step 2. MISSION

  1. Register to receive an email containing the Challenge poster sheet.

    Register
  2. Go to the Recycling Locator and pop in your postcode to find out what YOU can recycle in YOUR home.

  3. Write a list of those things on your poster sheet, decorate it, cut it out and stick it up somewhere everyone will see it!

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LOCAL AUTHORITIES

If you would like to promote the Home Recycling Challenge to schools and families in your area, register below and you will be emailed a promotional pack. REGISTER

Register

Download the Competition Sheet/ Recycling Poster



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I agree to the Home Recycling Challenge competition Terms and Conditions

If you have any problems submitting this form, please email info@wastebuster.co.uk

Step 3. REPORT

  1. Take a photo of your recycling poster. Maybe you could be in the photo, or you could do a family selfie showing your recycling poster on display? You could even make pirates hats like Maddie and Busta’s!

  2. Upload your photo
  3. Ask your friends and family to vote for your photo in the Hall of Fame and you could win some amazing prizes for your family!

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Come on Wales!

Watch Gethin, Maddie and Busta's video to find out how you can get involved. Watch Video

The Home Recycling Challenge closes on 25th September 2017 - the Monday of Recycle Week (25th September-1st October).
Winners will be announced on the 28th September 2017

CHALLENGE PRIZES

Get in there quick!

  • The first 500 schools to register get a Home Recycling Challenge campaign pack full of school goodies
  • The recycling heroes that send in the first 50 photos after campaign launch will receive a special recycling hero badge or a pack of exclusive gold Wastebuster Top Trumps
  • One of the first 50 schools to register will have an opportunity to have Busta and Maddie visit their school to give an exciting assembly

Home recycling heroes

  • All recycling heroes at home that send in photos with their recycling posters will receive a Recycling Hero Certificate from Busta
  • The wastebusting family with the photo that has the highest number of votes will win an iPad and a Wastebuster goodie pack
  • The 10 pictures with the next highest number of votes will win a Green Science Kidz Labz pack
  • 300+ Busta mascots will be given to families who send in photos (who will be selected at random)
  • Watch this film to find out how this amazing recycled mascot is made.

Home recycling challenge school winner

  • The school with the highest percentage of pupils returning challenge sheets will win £1000 in cash, a formal certificate of achievement from the Intergalactic Wastebuster Federation, and a special assembly with Maddie and Busta.
  • The top 100 schools with the highest % of their pupils taking part will win a special cuddly Busta mascot made from 5 plastic recycled bottles!
  • If there are schools with the same (highest) % of completed sheets, the winning school will be selected via a draw. See the challenge terms and conditions for more details.
The Home Recycling Challenge closes on 25th September 2017 - the Monday of Recycle Week (25th September-1st October).
Winners will be announced on the 28th September 2017

Home Recycling Challenge School Leader board

Find out how many recycling heroes your school has in our leader board!

All schools with 100% participation will be entered into the Winners Prize Draw!

Maddie and Busta are currently preparing to do a secret spaceship landing in the winning school. All schools in the Winner’s Prize Draw will be notified on the 28th September.

Tillingbourne Junior School
100% % of pupils returned sheet 351 number of photos sent in
Cuddington Croft Primary School
100% % of pupils returned sheet 445 number of photos sent in
Poledon Lacey Infant School
100% % of pupils returned sheet 89 number of photos sent in
St Charles Borromeo Catholic Primary School
100% % of pupils returned sheet 210 number of photos sent in
St Dunstan's Catholic Primary School
100% % of pupils returned sheet 570 number of photos sent in
Warninglid Primary School
100% % of pupils returned sheet 56 number of photos sent in
Blaengwrach Primary School
100% % of pupils returned sheet 170 number of photos sent in
St Thomas CofE Junior And Infant School
100% % of pupils returned sheet 210 number of photos sent in
Ellistown Community Primary School
100% % of pupils returned sheet 202 number of photos sent in
Downs Way School
100% % of pupils returned sheet 145 number of photos sent in

The Home Recycling Challenge closes on 25th September 2017 - the Monday of Recycle Week (25th September-1st October).

Winners will be announced on the 28th September 2017

RECYCLING HERO BUZZ

To see your recycling poster piccy right here, tweet your photo to @_Wastebuster and remember the hashtag: #recyclingchallenge

A great way to remember to recycle

A great way to remember to recycle

Join us to get everyone recycling. Check what you can recycle in your area with the Recycling Locator.

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ABOUT US

RECYCLE NOW and RECYCLE FOR WALES

Recycle Now and Recycle for Wales are campaigns to encourage people in the UK to recycle more things more often from all around the home, delivered by WRAP.

WRAP is a registered charity and not for profit company. Our mission is to accelerate the move to a sustainable resource - efficient economy through:

  • Re-inventing how we design, produce and sell products
  • Re-thinking how we use and consume products
  • Re-defining what is possible through re-use and recycling

WRAP works with UK Governments, the EU and other funders to help deliver their policies on waste prevention and resource efficiency. We take action in those areas where we can have the greatest impact on reducing waste, protecting our natural resources and providing economic and environmental benefits. We help businesses, individuals and communities reap the benefits of reducing waste, developing sustainable products and using resources in an efficient way.

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WASTEBUSTER

Wastebuster is a not-for-profit company whose mission is to inspire children to care for the environment and adopt more sustainable lifestyles. It achieves its mission by developing and distributing innovative and entertaining educational content for primary aged children (4-11) in England.

Wastebuster campaigns promote environmental education, waste reduction and recycling and are designed specifically to engage, inform, and empower children to waste less, recycle more and understand they can play a direct and active role in shaping their own future.

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