Your rubbish pile: reduce your waste

Learning Material, Learning Guide, Learning Module  |  Interactive Lesson  |  RAR

Published on 2018 July 25th

Look at a huge pile of rubbish that the average Australian produces every year. Take action to reduce the pile. Choose whether to reduce, reuse, recycle, or throw away household items such as bottles, cans, plastic bags, paper and food waste. Look at background information on the main options for dealing with waste. Consider the consequences of large volumes of rubbish being sent to landfill sites. This learning object is one in a series of three objects.
1. Students identify ways they can reduce the amount of household waste being sent to landfill.
2. Students determine the consequences of the accumulation of waste in the environment.

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K to 12
Grade 4, Grade 5
Learners, Students

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