Rohingya Refugees in Malaysia – Supported by UNHCR

Rohingya Refugees in Malaysia – Supported by UNHCR

Rubbish Science is a non-profit CIC (Community Interest Company)  that aims to empower communities through the development of scientific literacy. There are three principles involved:

Use discarded materials (ie rubbish)
Create something useful (a fly trap from a plastic bottle)
Learn Scientific approaches to problem-solving  ( You can make

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Grow a bean challenge – Micro gardening – Google Day and Others !

Grow a bean challenge – Micro gardening – Google Day and Others !

Rubbish Science is about taking rubbish from the environment, turning it into something useful and learning scientific principles. Our activities are all simple to do but have complex outcomes with many variables. Please can you help us to make this project big enough to be effective.
The challenge is very

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Micro gardening at Sturminster Newton School

Micro gardening at Sturminster Newton School

For activities week at Sturminster Newton School Chris Brown set up a micro gardening event. Students were to use plastic bottles in stacks to grow salads. She was inspired by what she had seen in Thailand on an organic farm in Thailand – island organics.
Students used various sizes bottles

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Masaai Plastic Bottle Cordage

Masaai Plastic Bottle Cordage

The old Masaai man was standing on the dirt road waving his hand. I stopped and he jumped in the car. It soon became clear he could speak no English but was an enthusiastic pointer!
He travelled with us a long way with lots of happy non-verbal communication, but we

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Nairobi Hope – A School in the Slums

Nairobi Hope – A School in the Slums

Rubbish Science is a new initiative aimed at creating scientific thinkers the world over. There are three broad aims

Remove rubbish from the environment – mainly plastic and learn why we need to remove it
Create something useful with it – A fly trap from a plastic bottle or a

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Pollution Issues

Plastic bottles are a good place to start – Why do these need to be removed from the environment?
Plastic bottles and bags are one of the scourges of our planet causing huge problems in ecosystems. The physical unsightly nature of plastic bottles and bags washing up on beaches is

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Starting The Rubbish Science Journey

Rubbish Science is about creating things that serve a purpose in a community from rubbish that is locally sourced. In creating these people learn about scientific thinking and environmental issues
The idea for Rubbish Science was born a long time ago but only really crystallised from doing voluntary work in

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