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Solid waste education resources<span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​Our resources</h2></span> <p>We have created a variety of educational resources to raise awareness of the cause and effects of poor waste management, and encourage Capetonians to reduce, reuse and recycle their waste. All of our resources are available to download and use offline, and range from graphic posters and infographics to booklets and pamphlets.</p><p>To see all of our waste education resources, please visit <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Document-centre">our document centre</a>, head to the Graphics and educational material category, and select the Waste and cleaning theme filter.</p><h2 class="sectHeading">Featured publications</h2><p>Browse some of our popular resources below and share them with your learners, family and friends.</p><h4> A journey down the waste stream</h4><p> This pictorial map shows the journey waste takes from our homes to <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/See-all-city-facilities/our-service-facilities/Drop-off%20facilities">drop-off sites</a> and <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/See-all-city-facilities/Our-service-facilities/Landfills">landfills</a>.</p><p> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/MAP_WASTESTREAM_A4%20pdf.pdf" target="_blank">Download A Journey Down the Waste Stream A4 poster</a></p><h4>Illegal dumping pamphlet</h4><p>Learn about the negative effects illegal dumping has on your community and how you can <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/local%20and%20communities/community-health-and-safety/healthy-environment/prevent-illegal-dumping">help prevent it</a>.</p><p> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/Solid_Waste_%20ILLEGAL_DUMPING_%20Leaflet_A5_Eng_Afr.pdf" target="_blank">Download Illegal dumping pamphlet (English/Afrikaans)</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/Solid_Waste_%20ILLEGAL_DUMPING_%20Leaflet_A5_Eng_Xhosa.pdf" target="_blank">Download Illegal dumping pamphlet (English/isiXhosa)</a>  </p><h4> Reduce your waste infographic</h4><p>This colourful infographic teaches us the importance of <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/greener-living/recycling-at-home/reduce-your-waste">reducing our waste</a> and offers tips on how to reduce, reuse and recycle our waste.</p><p> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/Reduce%20your%20waste%20infographic.pdf" target="_blank">Download Reduce your Waste infographic</a></p><h4>Recyclers App</h4><p>Find your nearest <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/work%20and%20business/commercial-utility-services/commercial-solid-waste-services/recycling-services">recycling service</a> using our <a href="http://web1.capetown.gov.za/web1/wasterec/map" target="_blank">waste recyclers app<i class="icon link-external"></i></a>.</p><p> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/CCT_Waste_Recyclers_App_leaflet.pdf" target="_blank">Download the Waste Recyclers App Pamphlet</a>.</p><h4> School recycling booklet</h4><p>Our informative booklet helps to raise awareness among educators, learners and their families by encouraging schools to start a waste management and <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/greener-living/recycling-at-home/recycling-guide">recycling</a> programme.</p><p> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/Schools_recycling_booklet_Afr.pdf" target="_blank">Download School recycling booklet (Afrikaans)</a> <br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/School_recycling_booklet_ENG.pdf" target="_blank">Download School recycling booklet (English)</a> <br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/Schools_recycling_booklet_Xhosa.pdf" target="_blank">Download School recycling booklet (isiXhosa)</a>  </p><p> <b>Smart living activity sheets</b><br>Our Smart Living Handbook contains activity sheets that can be printed out and copied for learners to carry out environmental audits at their school.</p><p>Download our <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Procedures%2c%20guidelines%20and%20regulations/CCT_Smart_Living_Handbook.pdf" target="_blank">Smart Living Handbook</a>.</p><h2 class="sectHeading">Educational programmes, talks and exhibitions</h2><p>You may also want to get involved in the Waste Education and Recycling Programme, organise a Waste Education Talk at your school or visit an Educational Exhibition. Find out how by following the City Connect links below:</p> <span> <div class="notification with-heading white-copy yellow bg-darker-grey"><div class="graphic">​ <i class="info citycard">​​</i>​</div><div class="desc"><h4>City Connect</h4><p> <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/Activities-and-programmes/Cleaning-and-recycling/Waste-education-and-recycling-programme">Get involved in the Waste Education and Recycling Programme</a><br><a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/Activities-and-programmes/Cleaning-and-recycling/Educational-exhibitions">Attend an educational exhibition</a><br><a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/Activities-and-programmes/Cleaning-and-recycling/Waste-education-talks">Organsie a waste education talk at your school</a></p></div></div></span>GP0|#34de3d15-9923-494f-b383-40118736d6e9;L0|#034de3d15-9923-494f-b383-40118736d6e9|Solid waste education resources;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GPP|#169dfa6f-98bf-42b2-96f1-9f95a4216dae;GPP|#dd38e0c6-c712-4d31-b2ed-7b1dc6de22fe;GPP|#245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711;GP0|#f4a092d4-20bb-4b67-9eb1-250795b067c3;L0|#0f4a092d4-20bb-4b67-9eb1-250795b067c3|Solid waste education resources;GPP|#14ec83c7-3480-4a41-b2d6-9498da368c85;GPP|#9aca6ddb-bf5e-4ab8-86cd-ad4d94dce949;GPP|#af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752;GP0|#1c52e92a-e871-4a92-bc67-bfeb4651873f;L0|#01c52e92a-e871-4a92-bc67-bfeb4651873f|Solid waste education resources;GPP|#ed1681b3-c566-4765-a7b3-a678771879a7;GPP|#b9e08874-3450-4f3c-b041-b7a353a68bd2;GPP|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24Our educational resources related to waste and recycling are available to read, download or print.0

 

 

A Journey Down the Waste Stream A4 Poster (Eng/Afr/Xhosa)585049GP0|#591e1d8b-7507-4dd3-8a9a-59b5cdd318c6;L0|#0591e1d8b-7507-4dd3-8a9a-59b5cdd318c6|Poster;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#5340fe0b-73a7-472c-bef7-04e450fb5c4f;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2020-10-31T22:00:00Z
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Illegal Dumping of Solid Waste Pamphlet (English/Afrikaans)796689GP0|#367c7831-4239-4ad6-824a-c4325897c033;L0|#0367c7831-4239-4ad6-824a-c4325897c033|Pamphlet;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#5340fe0b-73a7-472c-bef7-04e450fb5c4f;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2016-08-30T22:00:00Z
Illegal Dumping of Solid Waste Pamphlet (English/isiXhosa)798566GP0|#367c7831-4239-4ad6-824a-c4325897c033;L0|#0367c7831-4239-4ad6-824a-c4325897c033|Pamphlet;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#5340fe0b-73a7-472c-bef7-04e450fb5c4f;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2016-08-30T22:00:00Z
School Recycling Booklet (Afrikaans)510881GP0|#5702b03d-251a-4a3f-8243-b5b3f7bb764a;L0|#05702b03d-251a-4a3f-8243-b5b3f7bb764a|Booklet;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#5340fe0b-73a7-472c-bef7-04e450fb5c4f;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2015-12-31T22:00:00Z
School Recycling Booklet (English)545531GP0|#5702b03d-251a-4a3f-8243-b5b3f7bb764a;L0|#05702b03d-251a-4a3f-8243-b5b3f7bb764a|Booklet;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#5340fe0b-73a7-472c-bef7-04e450fb5c4f;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2015-12-31T22:00:00Z
School Recycling Booklet (IsiXhosa)467617GP0|#5702b03d-251a-4a3f-8243-b5b3f7bb764a;L0|#05702b03d-251a-4a3f-8243-b5b3f7bb764a|Booklet;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#5340fe0b-73a7-472c-bef7-04e450fb5c4f;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2015-12-31T22:00:00Z
School Recycling Centre Booklet 522201GP0|#5702b03d-251a-4a3f-8243-b5b3f7bb764a;L0|#05702b03d-251a-4a3f-8243-b5b3f7bb764a|Booklet;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#5340fe0b-73a7-472c-bef7-04e450fb5c4f;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2016-11-29T22:00:00Z
School Waste Audit Booklet 392811GP0|#5702b03d-251a-4a3f-8243-b5b3f7bb764a;L0|#05702b03d-251a-4a3f-8243-b5b3f7bb764a|Booklet;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#5340fe0b-73a7-472c-bef7-04e450fb5c4f;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2016-11-29T22:00:00Z
Smart Living Handbook 20208865911GP0|#dcc8214b-489e-4c99-a7e9-6bc8bda6e154;L0|#0dcc8214b-489e-4c99-a7e9-6bc8bda6e154|Handbook;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#d8892104-ce90-493e-b813-93c488f4b1d3;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2020-06-29T22:00:00Z
Solid Waste Services FAQs157273GP0|#7d9df7be-4d49-4007-95e2-153219f9c783;L0|#07d9df7be-4d49-4007-95e2-153219f9c783|FAQs;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#d8892104-ce90-493e-b813-93c488f4b1d3;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2008-12-31T22:00:00Z
Waste Recyclers App Pamphlet377026GP0|#367c7831-4239-4ad6-824a-c4325897c033;L0|#0367c7831-4239-4ad6-824a-c4325897c033|Pamphlet;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#5340fe0b-73a7-472c-bef7-04e450fb5c4f;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2020-10-31T22:00:00Z

 

 

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