Beyond Recycling

 

59961861-br3In Beyond Recycling, students embark on a rich 24-week investigation into the impact of their lifestyles—energy, waste and consumption—to discover how their everyday actions affect the health of the planet and how they can be agents of positive change. The goal of Beyond Recycling, our solutions-focused sustainability education program for intermediate students, is to inspire and empower youth to take a leadership role in making positive environmental changes in their homes, schools and communities.

Since Beyond Recycling began in 2006, it has grown from one program in one community to 20 programs in 13 communities!

Find out more on the Beyond Recycling website.

Contact us about starting a program in your local school! 

Wildsight thanks our Beyond Recycling funders: the Columbia Basin Trust, the CSRD, NSERC, the Province of British Columbia, the RDCK, the RDFFG, TD Friends of the Environment.


Education News

Dana McIntosh, a graduating student at David Thompson Secondary School (DTSS), is the first recipient of Wildsight Invermere’s Environmental Pursuits Award. The annual $500…Read More 
The subject of water is as deep as the ocean itself. You can skim the surface, or dive deep on the subject, look at it…Read More 
Beyond Recycling is a Wildsight-run education program that takes students on a journey to explore their energy, waste, and consumption. Through 24 weeks, students…Read More 
You can almost hear an audible sigh if you stop and listen: the collective release of tension from every teacher, administrator, education assistant, and parent…Read More 
Kitchen tables became office cubicles. Family gatherings turned into Zoom meet-ups. And in schools across the country, in-class learning turned to virtual classrooms…Read More 

What I learned...

June 25, 2021
Wildsight educators teach thousands of students every year about the importance of conservation, habitat protection, and understanding and appreciating the natural places in our own…Read More 
Read More News

Join The Team

Want to protect wildlife, clean water and wild spaces? Volunteer with us! Wildsight volunteers are a very special group of people who give generously of their time to stuff envelopes, attend rallies, help run events, put up posters, keep tabs on forestry practices in their communities and participate in citizen science initiatives.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES