Recycling Tips

  • Look for goods with less packaging or packaging which is easily recycled and avoiding plastic packaging where possible

  • Re-use items when you have finished with them, like envelopes or turning household waste into compost for the garden

  • Reduce packaging waste e.g. buy loose apples rather than those wrapped in plastic on a polystyrene tray

  • Avoid using disposables, goods that are used once and then thrown away. There are products designed to be re-used or have a longer life, like re-chargeable batteries and low energy light bulbs

  • Save on your electricity bills by installing low energy light bulbs throughout your home.

  • Store food in the fridge in a re-usable container rather than wrapping it in cling film or foil

  • Use canvas shopping bags, say 'no' to unwanted plastic carrier bags

Recycling Tips

Avoid using disposables, goods that are used once and then thrown away. There are products designed to be re-used or have a longer life, like re-chargeable batteries and low energy light bulbs.

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Did You Know?

When using recycled glass to make new containers, 315Kg of CO2 is saved for every tonne of recycled glass used.

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Did You Know? Recycling Facts