Reuse


Reuse is something we can all easily understand. The glass jar that we throw in the bin can easily be washed and made useful again. But what about other items around the home garden and kitchen? We explore many imaginative ideas to reuse items that might otherwise be scrapped or discarded in the waste.

6 Reuse ideas for builders merchants bulk bags – in the garden

Filed in Blog, Reuse by on December 14, 2015 3 Comments
6 Reuse ideas for builders merchants bulk bags – in the garden

The construction industry generates over 100 million tonnes of waste every year. And our Zero Waste community are on it! This week they shared these fabulous tips for reusing builders merchants bulk bags – the sort you get sand or gravel delivered in.

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6 ways to reuse cardboard and paper

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6 ways to reuse cardboard and paper

Each person in the UK gets through 50kg of paper a year. It’s made up of:

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The most amazing reuse project ever?

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The most amazing reuse project ever?

It’s been below freezing in several areas across the UK recently. What better way to wile away the long, cold days than to get stuck into an arts and crafts project?

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25 Reuse ideas for a plastic Quality Street Tub

Filed in Blog, Reuse by on October 20, 2014 8 Comments
25 Reuse ideas for a plastic Quality Street Tub

In the good old days, Quality Street came in a tin which could be kept for years and reused once the contents were eaten. Sadly, the brand introduced plastic tubs in 2012, which can’t be easily recycled.

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7 ways to reuse and recycle shoes

Filed in Blog, Reuse by on April 12, 2014 3 Comments
7 ways to reuse and recycle shoes

Zero hero Louay contacted me last week and said: “I have some shoes that are beyond giving to charity shops and so wondered if you knew of any way to recycle them?”

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Six ways to reuse laundry detergent dosing balls

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Six ways to reuse laundry detergent dosing balls

Got a collection of laundry liquid dosing balls? Here’s how to reuse them!

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How to upcycle a plastic tennis ball container

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How to upcycle a plastic tennis ball container

Grandma Green upcycles a plastic tube into a vase!

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5 reuse ideas that will blow your mind…

Filed in Blog, Reuse by on August 23, 2012 12 Comments
5 reuse ideas that will blow your mind…

5 reuse ideas from zero waste towers…

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