Release Date: 06 July 2012
You can watch the video here.
Film-makers of tomorrow and budding actors have been praised for their work creating an instructional video for Stroud District Council's new recycling service.
Students from Maidenhill School have spent the last few weeks creating videos to explain how the new recycling service that was launched this month works.
This week the council was presented with a video, which has been uploaded to its website for the public to view.
It shows the items which can be put in each container giving people a more visual explanation of how it works, with some added humour from the children.
Cllr Simon Pickering, executive member for the environment at the council, said: "We are really pleased the students got involved and created this video.
"Rolling out a new service to 50,000 households in the district is a big task and communicating it effectively can be a challenge, which is why having the video is so good. It is a really simple and entertaining way to show what goes into the wheelie-bin and how the recycling box is now for card, paper and Tetra Paks."
Marie Stimson-Machers, assistant leader of performing arts at Maidenhill School, said: "This was a great task for our students to get involved in, especially since we are part of a new project called YES - Youth Exploring Sustainability. The children really enjoyed making the video, and it was a good opportunity for them to learn about their local recycling service."
The children who created the video on the website will be presented with a £50 prize from the council.
The new recycling collections are now well underway and all homeowners should now be using their new wheelie-bin or recycling bag as well as their recycling box.
You can view the video at www.stroud.gov.uk/recycling