We provide all schools in Lambeth with recycling containers and work with them to promote recycling.
Use your Recyclebank points to give a helping hand to Lambeth’s first Green Schools programme. Recyclebank will donate £1 to the school for every 200 points donated.
Recycling containers in schools
We provide all schools in Lambeth with recycling containers.
What you can recycle
You can now recycle the same items from school as you can from home:
- All paper, cardboard, Yellow Pages, directories, catalogue and brochures. (Please flatten boxes)
- All glass bottles and jars. (Please rinse and remove lids. No broken glass please)
- All drinks cans, food tins and aerosols. (Please rinse tins and ensure aerosols are empty)
- Plastic bottles, pots, tubs and trays. e.g. milk bottles, yoghurt pots or other plastic food containers. (Please rinse and remove bottle lids)
- Food and drink cartons (Tetra pak) e.g. milk, juice, soup and dessert cartons. (Please rinse and flatten).
Who to contact
If you work in a school and would like to have a recycling bank please call 020 7926 9000, or email email@example.com. One of our recycling officers will visit your school to check first where a bin/bank could be kept.
Our Compost Doctor is available to offer help and advice to any school looking to start composting, or those already composting. Visit composting pages or email our firstname.lastname@example.org.
Compost bins and wormeries are available from our partner Straight Plc at reduced prices. Visit the get Get Composting website.
Recycle Now's school resources
You'll find plenty of information on recycling including lesson plans for primary and secondary schools on the Recycle Now Schools website.
Work and Play Scrapstore
Schools can access a wide range of interesting, unusual and useful materials for art, educational, creative and play activities at the Work and Play Scrapstore in Wandsworth.
The scrapstore collects clean, reusable, surplus materials from local industries and makes them available to members. For more information, visit the Work and Play Scrapstore website.