Top Tips for Schools

  • Make reusable water bottles part of school culture or bring back fountains
  • Find/create refill points with the Refill App
  • Cut out use of plastic straws and plastic pots or reuse old
  • Use metal cutlery
  • Promote reusable sandwich wraps (not just foil) Reusable food wraps
  • Bring back mugs
  • Create a reward scheme for clean spaces
  • Organise a schools environmental committee with eco ambassadors
  • Invite the local education officer and SSE team to school to help with ideas and initiatives education@thanet.gov.uk
  • Visit the TDC Educational Resources page for more information

Recommended Watching & Reading

Films to watch

  • Over The Hedge (PG)
  • The Lorax (PG)
  • FernGully – The Last Rainforest (PG)
  • The Promised Land (PG)

Books to read

  • The Little Prince (Antoine de Saint-Exupery) (Age 6+)
  • Hot, Flat and Crowded (Thomas L Friedman) (Age 14+)


  • Down to Earth Documentary with Zac Efron.

Send in your thoughts and feedback on this issue’s recommendations. Do you have any you would like to share? Let us know your recommended films, books and games that are related to our environment.  Email education@thanet.gov.uk More recommendations from us coming your way in Issue 2.

Recommended anti-littering websites and Charity organisations

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