Recycle Rally

Recycling Activities for Students

We’re headed back to school! Find everything you need to encourage your students to recycle.

Change starts with one bottle, one person, one action. You and your students have the power to make the world a better, more sustainable place this school year. That’s why we gathered these classroom resources, hands-on activities, printables, and games created in partnership with PepsiCo's school program, Recycle Rally, to help make a difference in your community. 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.


Recycle Rally

Teach Kids to Write an Opinion Piece on Zero Waste Schools

By asking kids to write an opinion piece on becoming a zero waste school, they will naturally learn about the importance of this topic. It's also a great writing activity for introducing cross-curricular teaching about zero waste topics. Plus a free graphic organizer template!

Become a Zero Waste School

Add your school to the growing list of zero waste schools!

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!

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