Environmental Conservation

How to earn your badge

Learn how to separate recyclable and non-recyclable rubbish ready for
collection. Find out where to take recyclable items that cannot be collected with your normal rubbish.
Find out how to reduce the energy and water you use in your home. Show how you have encouraged your family to reduce water and energy use over four weeks.
Find out about one type of renewable energy. Talk to your leader about the advantages and disadvantages of the technology.
Take part in two projects with a group of other people. You could:
clear a ditch, pond or creek
make, set up and look after a bird feeder, table, nesting box or bath
look after a piece of land or a garden
tidy up a piece of wasteland
take part in an anti-litter campaign
plant a tree or shrub
look after a compost bin.