Zero Waste

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


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Change the World

Actions like reducing our rubbish, recycling all that we can, switching off the lights when leaving the room, walking to work and installing insultation, help us to live in 'balance' with our environment (rather than against it).

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Get more life out of your rubbish

Discover the secrets of reusing materials

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Organise a clean up

Where to start? To help you get started we have pulled together these tips.

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Bring Your Own Bag

5 tips to remember to BYO Bag

The hardest thing about using reusable bags is not what style or type to use but to remember to take them with you.  Here are 5 tips to help you remember to bring your own bag.

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Moving House

Are you up to your ears in cardboard boxes, newspaper and bubble wrap?  Or have you not taken the plunge to start unpacking yet?  Here is some helpful advice on how to prevent your rubbish bin from filling up after moving in.

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Become a Savvy Shopper

The simplest way to tackle our waste problem is to reduce the amount that we create in the first place.  And what better way to reduce our rubbish than by going shopping!

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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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10 Quick Tips for reducing business waste

Waste is a symptom of an inefficient process.  By beng more resource efficient your business can increase profit, gain a competitive edge, strengthen your reputation with customers and investors, oh and reduce your impact on the environment.

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Move Your Paper Mountain

Conquer your organisations paper "mountain" with these simple everyday actions

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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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