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Recycling School


We toss our plastic, glass, and metal packaging into our blue bins. But what happens after the truck drives away? This course breaks down the economics of recycling by looking at its history, and how recycling programs are funded and work! Disclaimer: This is how the economics of recycling works as of 2022. For information on where Ontario is going, check out our course: “Ontario’s New Blue Box Program.” Ecodemy’s purpose is to deliver engaging sustainability education tools to build a foundation for a greener future.  This Material Supports United Nations Sustainable Development Goals #12.

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Course Curriculum

Activities Grades K-3

  • Presentation Slides
  • Activity 1 What do we Recycle?
  • How Does Recycling Work?

Activities Grades 4-8

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Course level:Beginner
Course Duration: 1h
Last Updated:April 16, 2023




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