Waste and Recycling

Age 14 to 18
Challenge Level

Waste - how much do we produce? How much waste is recycled?

This task looks at how much waste we produce in the UK and how much we recycle in various ways.

There are some statements and questions written on these cards, which you can print out and cut up to help you answer the questions.  If you prefer, the statements are also available as large cards.


This problem is based on a problem from the book Teaching Mathematics as if the Planet Matters