Buckinghamshire - Festive spirit delivers three Rs

18th December 2009 at 00:00

Pupils in Buckinghamshire are to meet a very special person in the run-up to Christmas - the recycling fairy.

The not-so-traditional visitor will be reminding them how important it is to reduce, re-use and recycle. The visits are part of the council's Rethink Rubbish at Schools educational programme, which aims to teach children about waste reduction using fun Christmas recycling songs, interactive booklets, craft ideas and leftover recipe suggestions.

Around one-fifth of household waste is food; in primaries that rises to 46 per cent. And it isn't just food: Christmas means packaging, wrapping paper and cards. hw.

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