Understanding and managing your waste.
Duration of activities: ~ 45 minutes
Available for: Grade 5 & 6
IN THIS ACTIVITY
- conduct a ‘food miles’ audit on a meal to work out which meal traveled the least distance to get to you and discover DURABLE alternatives to DISPOSABLE ones as you ‘Swap Shop’
- judge the DUMP AWARDS for products with excessive packaging, audit the waste in an average lunch-box and discuss BULK BUYING
- investigate plastic alternatives like corn-starch cutlery and portable music devices made from vegetable based plastics