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

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

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Recycling Tips

Did You Know?

About one fifth of the contents of household dustbins consist of paper and card, of which nearly half is newspapers and magazines. This is equivalent to over 4kg of waste paper and card per household in the UK each week.

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Did You Know? Recycling Facts