Plastic-Free School Resources

Plastic Pollution Coalition has helped create and compile a collection of resources designed for students to reduce the plastic in their lives at home, at school, in their communities, and beyond.

Plastic-Free Campus

Plastic-Free Campus Manual

Created in partnership with Post-Landfill Action Network (PLAN), this guide helps students, educators, and staff eliminate single-use plastics on college campuses.

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Trash Academy

Trash Academy/La Academia de Basura is a virtual educational series from 5 Gyres that combines education, advocacy, and community science with the 5 Gyres NGSS-aligned curriculum into a multi-phased educational platform available in English and Spanish.

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Wayfinder Society Student & Educator Hubs

Algalita’s Wayfinder Society has created an engaging online hub with tools and support for students taking action on plastic pollution, in addition to ways to take action.

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Resources for Educators

Explore the California Coastal Commission’s Resources for California Educators to help students understand and address plastic pollution—including programs and resources, streaming videos, an interagency education network, and events calendar.