Reduce Waste

Each Southlander disposes of 545kg of rubbish and 101kg of recyclables every year.

The home is a great place to start changing our habits and practice - reduce, reuse, refill, repair and recycle.  Find out how easy it is to recycle, minimise waste from every room, maintain a low-waste garden, how to build a compost bin or worm farm and learn the secrets of the savyy shopper.

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Recycle at Home

Explore the world of recycling, looking specifically at what we can do at home

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Food Glorious Food

There is nothing like sitting down to a home cooked meal.  But what do you do with the leftovers (and the packaging)?  Here you will find tips to minimise your kitchen scraps, save money on grocery bills and how to build a worm farm.

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Creating Eden

Find out how you can grow and maintain your own Eden using smart gardening techniques.  Learn the secrets of making compost and putting your garden waste to work for you.

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Zero Waste

The simplest way to tackle our waste problem is to reduce the amount of waste we make.

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Room by Room

Explore the rooms in your home and find out how to minimise waste, what you can recycle and how to add value to your rubbish.

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Bury, Burn or ???

How do you manage your farm waste? Learn about the impact of on-farm waste disposal and the benefits to your farm of reducing your rubbish.

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