Recycling Activities for Students

April is Earth Month!

You and your students can help to make the world a better, more sustainable place. Change starts with one bottle, one person, one action. Below, you'll find classroom resources, hands-on activities, downloads, and games created in partnership with PepsiCo's school program, Recycle Rally, to help make a difference in your community. You can implement these whether you’re teaching in-person, online, or blended! Learn more about Recycle Rally and get free resources here.

Sign Up for the PepsiCo Recycle Rally!

Get your students pumped up to recycle by joining PepsiCo’s Recycle Rally. When you set recycling goals to increase recycling and track progress, everyone wins! It’s free, it’s easy and it comes with loads of perks. Get the full scoop here.


Earth Day Recycling Activities

Recycling is even more fun when you create something new! Try these Earth Month activities during in-person or distance learning.

Get composting!
We generate 21.5 million tons of food waste each year.
If composted, that food would reduce the same
amount of greenhouse gas as taking
two million cars off the road. - EPA

Only three in ten plastic water bottles get recycled.
Recycling plastic bottles conservestwice as much energy
as burning them in an incinerator. - EPA

Recycling Games

Bingo? Fun quizzes? Recycle Drop? Count us in for these games that make recycling even more fun!