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One simple step to reduce your household waste

Filed in Reduce by on May 15, 2009 20 Comments
One simple step to reduce your household waste

The most important step we took as a family to reduce our household waste was to remove the kitchen bin! This simple step forced us to think about how we would dispose of something. It’s so easy for us to throw things in the bin, close the lid and forget about them. The out of […]

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Reduce paper usage with paper free bills

Filed in Reduce by on May 14, 2009 7 Comments
Reduce paper usage with paper free bills

According to research done by Mandy Haggith; author of “Paper Trails“, the average person throws away 250kg of paper per year. It is made up of junk mail, toilet rolls, magazines, receipts and other paper goods. One simple thing you can do to reduce your paper footprint is to say no to paper bills. If […]

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Further steps to reducing your household waste

Filed in Reuse by on May 12, 2009 6 Comments
Further steps to reducing your household waste

If you’re already doing a lot of recycling and your household waste is reducing nicely, here are our top ten tips for doing a little bit more. There’s no need for overwhelm; just pick one suggestion and try it for a week. If it works for you, add another one! Remember, lots of people taking […]

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Beginners tips for reducing household waste

Filed in Reduce by on May 12, 2009 7 Comments
Beginners tips for reducing household waste

If you’re new to our site or just beginning to reduce your household waste, then this is the page for you! If you’ve made the decision to reduce your waste by reusing, recycling and composting as much as you can, where do you start? Here are our top ten tips for reducing household waste! 1- […]

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Recycling for pros!

Filed in Recycle by on May 12, 2009 3 Comments
Recycling for pros!

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 […]

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