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Recycling: Plastic fantastic

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By Gillian Ravenscroftscience coordinator and freelance writer

Promote recycling and help look after the environment with fun activities using plastic containers

With almost half of all wrapped goods currently encased in plastic, packaging now accounts for around 35 per cent of the UK’s total plastic consumption. Fortunately, punnets and moulds make useful receptacles for art and craft materials. Bulky waste can also be put to good use with our craft ideas for reusing plastic containers.

Activities

  1. Salt-powered lava lamp
  2. Weather station
  3. Rocket science

1. Salt-powered lava lamp

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    on 5 October 2010

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    last few days our class held a similar discussion about this topic and you show something we have not covered yet, appreciate that.

    - Laura