There are plenty of ways to get involved in Global Recycling Day by organizing your own events, helping to promote Global Recycling Day by sharing activities on social media and for those working with school children and young people, we have created materials to use on the day.

Download our localised activity suggestions document for ideas on how to get involved.

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Education Materials

To celebrate Global Recycling Day in your school or youth club, we’ve put together a guide of materials and activities for education professionals to use.

You can find the materials in the below links:


To raise awareness of Global Recycling Day at your workplace, school, youth club or local community, we’ve compiled a range of useful infographics designed to challenge all of us to rethink how we recycle.

Seven concrete changes world leaders need to make:

Seven recycling questions we need to ask ourselves:

Ten historical facts on recycling:

Current  #RecyclingHeroes

Below are a few examples of previous #RecyclingHeroes, already paving the way to a more sustainable future with innovative recycling practices and processes.