Teach young people about the circular economy
The Ellen Macarthur Foundation has produced lesson plans for 12-19 year olds to provide a good introduction to the circular economy. It can be taught in sequence or as stand-alone lessons.
Only 5% of the material value of plastic packaging is retained for subsequent use.Source
- Comprehensive lesson plans
- Links to additional media, including videos
- Lessons can be taught in order or as a standalone
- Aimed at experienced teachers but could be used by others
Making a difference
The circular economy can reduce global CO2 emissions from cement, steel, plastic, and aluminium by 40% by 2050.