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It's Not Easy Being Green

The official site of the hit series It's Not Easy Being Green. Find out what Dick's been up to!

BBC Gardening

BBC Gardening - with how to guides, a huge glossary, advice and ask an expert. There's even a section devoted to the healthy growth of carrots.

BBC Schools

Barnaby recycling game - a very basic game for Key Stage 1 students. It aims to educate them about the common materials used in everyday products and why recycling is important.

BBC Food

The BBC Food team take a look at food miles.

External Links

UNEP - World Environment Day

The United Nations Environment Programme's official site.

Friends of the Earth - World Environment Day Tips

Articles on how to be greener.

Garden Organic

Offers advice on organic growth and have a dedicated schools section that ties in with the National Curriculum. In addition Grow Organic keep a stock of rare vegetable seeds that are available to members.

The Royal Horticultural Society

With its own school's area and regular competitions!

Recycle More

A great site offering fact sheets, useful links and lots of activities for Key Stage 2 students.


Growing Spaces is a section on TeacherNet dedicated to growing in schools. They run regular competitions and there's lots of helpful information and related links. Incidentally it is the most visited part of the entire TeacherNet site!

Recycling Guide

A really useful guide to recycling - how, what and where.


Why not motivate your students further by getting your school officially recognised for its green credentials.

The Soil Association

The Soil Association is campaigning for organic food, organic farming and sustainable forestry.

Store Wars

An organic foods animation based on Star Wars.


Together we can make the world a better place! We can contribute to a healthier planet by using products that work in harmony with the natural environment.

The Institute of Science in Society

An article on food miles.

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