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Here below you can register your school on the Litter Less Campaign. This form is only for schools which have been invited to the Campaign as participating schools by the National Operator in your country.  Check Who can participate? to find out more. 

 

Measurement of Litter

In the registration form, you will be asked about Litter criteria which you will be measuring twice during the Campaign. You will need to carry out the first measurement of the amount of litter before filling in the application form below. Please choose one measurement criteria from the list of criteria below before doing the actual measuring. 

 

CRITERIA

You will choose one criteria from four criteria; Amount of pieces of litter, Amount of bags of litter, Amount of paper recycled, Amount of total waste recycled and measure the change percentage at the end of the campaign. Please note: Data must be filled in kilogrammes (kg). 
 

CRITERIA 1: Amount of pieces of litter found in the school yard at the beginning of the campaign and at the end of the campaign

  1. Pick one day at the beginning of the campaign. Go out to the school yard together with students and count the number of pieces of litter found there.
  2. Measure the total amount of litter in kilogrammes. Write the amount in the registration form. 
  3. Conduct the same activity at the end of the campaign. Write the amount in the report form. 
  4. Compare the numbers and check if there is any change. Also discuss the change and analyse the reason. 

CRITERIA 2: Number of full bags of litter and total kilos at the beginning of the campaign and at the end of the campaign

  1. Pick one day at the beginning of the campaign. Ask the cleaner how many bags of litter they collect per day. 
  2. Count the number of bags and calculate them into kilogrammes. Write the amount in the registration form. 
  3. Conduct the same activity at the end of the campaign. Write the amount in the report form. 
  4. Compare the numbers and check if there is any change. Also discuss the change and analyse the reason. 

CRITERIA 3: Amount of paper recycled measured in kilos at the beginning of the campaign and at the end of the campaign

  1. Ask students in each class to use a cardboard box in which they will collect paper that can be used again. Do this monitoring for one week. 
  2. Calculate how many kilos of recycled paper collected. Write the amount in the registration form. 
  3. Conduct the same activity at the end of the campaign. Write the amount in the report form. 
  4. Check if there is any change. Discuss the change and analyse the reason. 

CRITERIA 4: Amount of total waste recycled measured in kilos at the beginning of the campaign and at the end of the campaign

  1. Meet or call to the company picking garbage from your school and ask for the amount of waste recycled monthly from the school. You can also try to calculate it by yourself through e.g. daily monitoring. Present data in kilos in the registration form. 
  2. Conduct the same activity at the end of the campaign. Write the amount in the report form. 
  3. Check if there is any change. Discuss the change and analyse the reason.

 

Registration form

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