What is recycling, how do you do it, where do you go, is it worth the effort? Important questions that we address with usefull tips, resources and information. Beginners and enthusiasts can all benefit from a little help along the way.
A frequent question on my zero waste is ‘How do I recycle plastic milk bottle tops?’. Many areas will recycle plastic milk bottles, but as you’ll read in this article, there is a lot of confusion about recycling the plastic tops. Some local authorities ask you to put them on the bottle when recycling, others […]
Two weeks into our zero waste challenge and I realised my recycling set up wasn’t working for me. Boxes were toppling over, items were getting mixed up and my house was a mess. This was a sure fire way to throwing everything in the rubbish bin and giving up! It’s important to find a suitable […]
Ever wondered what to do with your old water filter cartridges? BRITA is the only water filter brand to recycle its cartridges. The cartridges are separated into their component parts and recycled, ensuring a traceable, renewable life cycle. You used to be able to post 3 cartridges to Brita for free, but Charlotte Gibson, marketing […]
We have many readers who have made huge reductions to the amount of landfill waste they create already. Our belief is that there is always more you can do. Here are ten suggestions and we’d love to hear yours! 1- Help your community to recycle more. Perhaps you live near an elderly person who finds […]