There are many ways we can reduce our footprint on this planet. Recycling is one of them. We are currently recycling most of our household waste here in Warwickshire. Spending a few minutes every week, making sure that the waste is sorted correctly, and taking our waste apart so it can be sorted correctly is important and easy. Here are some sites that make recycling easier:
Instead, of through things out and buying new, reusing things makes sense. Plastic cutlery and cups used when we have guests can be washed and reused. Wrapping paper from presents is easily used again. Plastic wrapping and foil can be reused. If there is something that you do not need, then try selling or giving away the stuff on local websites or to charity shops. There is an excellent facebook group for selling and buying used stuff in Kenilworth:
And sites for giving or getting used stuff for free:
In the case of companies, there is even a site where you can sell waste products:
If some of your belongings are broken, then try to repair them. It is easy to find help on the internet including the site given below.
The important point is that recycling, reusing and repairing make economical sense, it keeps the local economy going and spares the environment.