Guidance for



Wales Recycles launched a schools recycling campaign September 2023 and provides a range of information, advice and resources to engage pupils and put recycling into practice.

EcoSchools is a global programme and delivered in Wales by Keep Wales Tidy. The programme is designed to encourage and inspire young people to make positive environmental changes to their school community.

Lets Go Zero is a UK wide climate change campaign to help schools become carbon zero by 2030. The campaign provides information, resources, case studies and webinars to support schools.


Support for higher and further education establishments is available from the EAUC (Environmental Association for Universities & Colleges). They provide a range of resources and information specifically for the post 16 education sector.

Food Service:

There is a ban on Single Use Plastics including plastic cutlery, drink stirrers, polystyrene products and drinking straws.

Guardians of Grub - resources for the food and hospitality sector to help food waste reduction.

For support and help for food businesses, including educational premises, to take targeted action to reduce waste in their own operations, their supply chain and from consumers the Food waste reduction roadmap toolkit provides practical actions. To see what others have achieved following the Food waste reduction toolkit Hospitality and food service case studies.

For any food that is no longer needed but still good to eat the Surplus food hub provides information on how to increase the redistribution of surplus food.

For guidance on implementing the new law in the food service locations in your schools, colleges and universities please also see our Hospitality and Food Service Sector Guide .