Visy Recycling Education Resources

Recycling-focused teaching
activities for kids

Visy’s vision is to be the global leader in creating sustainable packaging solutions for a better world.

This curriculum package will explore the themes of recycling, closing the loop and taking positive action through a study of best practices. Students and their ideas will be the focus of the lessons – empowering young people to make sustainable choices and take action through knowledge.

All Visy units

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Fundraising with Victoria’s Container Deposit Scheme

  • Primary
  • Year 1 - 6
  • English
  • Informative writing
  • Mathematics
  • Numbers
  • Money
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Civics and Citizenship
  • Environmental
  • Recycling
  • Sustainability
  • Economic
  • Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
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Visy - Exploring Closed-Loop Recycling

  • Early Learning
  • Environmental
  • Recycling
  • Sustainability
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Visy - Recycling and Mathematic Skills

  • Primary
  • Foundation
  • Year 1 - 4
  • Mathematics
  • Environmental
  • Recycling
  • Sustainability
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Visy - Design Thinking for Sustainable Recycling Solutions.

  • Primary
  • Year 5 - 6
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Environmental
  • Recycling
  • Sustainability
  • Economic
  • Design Thinking
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Visy - Improving Recycling Practices

  • Secondary
  • Year 7 - 10
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Geography
  • Environmental
  • Recycling
  • Sustainability
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Visy - Sustainable Consumption Habits

  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Year 3 - 10
  • English
  • Science
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Geography
  • Environmental
  • Recycling
  • Sustainability
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Visy - Creating Sustainable Solutions

  • Secondary
  • Year 7 - 10
  • Science
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Geography
  • Environmental
  • Recycling
  • Sustainability
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Visy - Upcycling Cardboard

  • Primary
  • Year 5 - 6
  • Technology
  • Design and Technologies
  • Environmental
  • Recycling
  • Sustainability
  • Economic
  • Design Thinking

Professional Learning - Introduce Primary Students To Design Thinking.

Design Thinking is a process for creative problem solving, which uses a designer’s toolkit to find innovative solutions to big challenges. This course will walk you through the five stages of the Design Thinking process and help you find avenues to use it in the primary curriculum.

Visy is offering scholarships to our Introduce Primary Students To Design Thinking Course for educators working in Visy's network of local government councils.

Please contact naomi@cool.org to enrol!

With thanks to our Partner

These lessons were made in partnership with Visy. Click here to find out more about Visy and their innovative work in recovering and transforming recyclable materials into new products to preserve our earth’s precious resources.