Today rubbish is transported from your place to safe landfills in closed containers. This ensures there is no pollution of the environment.
It’s not waste until you waste it!
Waste comes from ourselves and our homes, businesses and institutions like schools and hospitals. It comes from industrial factories, from construction and demolition sites.
A typical journey of a lollipop wrapper to Kate Valley landfill might look like this:
Challenge: Make up a chart for home or school that shows: the colours of your wheelie bins, the size of the bin, what they are used for and when they are collected.