Welcome to Sort It Out!

A multimedia eBook introducing the Plastics Recycling Story.

Readers join a visiting alien to discover what happens to plastic bottles when we have finished with them. 

Aimed at Key Stage 2 students, the story invites the reader to make decisions along the way which influence the outcome.

Will your bottles be recycled, sent to a landfill site or washed away into the ocean?

Download the ‘Sort it Out' story to get started

Please note the file must be downloaded and saved to your device before being run. 
Additional set-up information and support can be found below. 


Set up information:

  • The story requires Adobe PDF to open.
  • Please download and save the link to your computer.
  • Do not run the file from the web viewer as it will not work correctly.
  • Page layout must be set to single page view.
  • Please note there is an embedded video on p41. If this fails to play, please update your adobe settings to ‘play media files’.
    • How to do this:  
      • Access the Edit Menu (top left of your page)
      • Go to the Preferences menu choice
      • (You may need to go to menu choice Multimedia & 3D ... if your machine doesn't have this menu option please continue to the next instruction).
      • Check the ‘Enable playing of 3d and Multi-Media content’  is ticked. If it is already ticked, please untick and tick again to reset it.

​​​The video can be run independently. Please click here to download.

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