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Green Careers Toolkit

This Green Careers Toolkit from CIWM explores the resource and waste management sector, inspiring secondary school students to consider and explore green career options and the skills they might need. The toolkit is based around six real-life career profiles that are supported by suggested tasks and activities that link into different subject areas across Key Stages 4 and 5.

Green Careers Toolkit
Teacher Rating
Overall Rating
11-16 years old
Key Subjects
Business Studies
Reviewed Criteria
Practical Action

This resource helps support the below Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
For more information on the full set of SDGs, please see our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Take urgent action to combat climate change by regulating emissions and promoting developments in renewable energy.

Establish sustainable consumption and production patterns.

Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

Build resilient infrastructure by promoting sustainable industrialization and


Provide the access to clean and affordable electricity for all people.

Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.


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