Christmas is a time for indulgence, and while it’s a lot of fun, this time of year sure does create a lot of waste. From the 1 billion Christmas cards we throw in the bin, to the hundreds of thousands of tonnes of plastic waste we create, it all puts a strain on the planet as well as on our pockets.
How To Recycle
What’s on your Christmas list this year? We’re sure that as gifts go, you’d rather have the latest iPhone or new piece of jewellery, but a bin is actually a pretty good gift (hear us out!)
You might feel saintly because you’re doing your bit and recycling as much as you can, but do you realise that a lot of what we recycle is often too contaminated to be processed so it ends up in the landfill? For this week’s recycling challenge, we want to challenge you to make sure you put the right things in your recycling bin, and to make sure they’re as clean as possible before you do!
If you don’t have the space for recycling, it can be tempting to just put everything in your household waste bin where it will end up in the landfill. But don’t get disheartened, there are ways that you can recycle more, even when you don’t have a lot of space...
Have you ever been somewhere that was covered with litter? How did the place look? Did you want to spend a lot of time there? And how much of the litter do you think would actually have been recyclable?
In this series, we’ll be giving you inspiration on how you can challenge yourself to recycle more and generally live a greener life.
In a world where we are all encouraged to Reuse, Reduce, and Recycle, recycling has become part of daily life, but with so many different recycling bin colours in the UK to choose from, the whole process can be confusing. Here we take a look at recycling bin colours, and what you should be putting in them, and more importantly perhaps, what you should not...
It's Recycle Week 2019 and organisers WRAP is asking people to take action and rinse, crush, squash, sort, and separate recycling from their bathrooms, kitchens, and offices, and really make a difference...
How many times have you stood in the kitchen with packaging in your hand and agonised over whether you can recycle it or not? Hands up who just chucks it in the recycling bin anyway and hopes for the best?