Reuse and recycle

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This autumn, a fast paced and entertaining play will be touring secondary schools across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, teaching pupils how to reduce, reuse and recycle.

‘Choose Reuse’ aims to teach Key Stage 3 pupils how to get the most out of their stuff and reduce the amount they are sending to landfill.

The audience will follow the comic story of Binzee and Beau as they discover the impact their way of life has on the world, and become re-use ambassadors through their adventures with fashion guru Worn Cotton, and superhero Rusty-Can.

All those who watch the play will also be encouraged to take part in the ‘Big Choose Reuse Day’ on the 22 October.

Pupils will be challenged to put what they’ve learnt to the test, from organising a swap shop in their school, to arranging a community charity shop collection. Those that take part will stand the chance of winning either theme park or cinema tickets.

Cllr Kevin Ellis, Chairman of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Waste Partnership said: “It is great to see the return of the Choose Reuse performance coming to schools across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough this term. The performance is a unique and entertaining way of teaching pupils the importance of reducing waste and making the most of our resources. We look forward to seeing the further impact that pupils can have when they come together for the Big Choose Reuse day.”

The project has been created by learning specialists Enact Solutions in partnership with the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Waste Partnership and AmeyCespa.