Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

You can give the environment a helping hand by reducing, recycling or reusing things you would normally throw away,

Reduce

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The average household spends £60 a month on food they throw away, over a year that adds up to £700. To start saving money and reducing the food your throw out visit Love Food Hate Waste.

Get composting

Composting can help turn your kitchen and garden waste into a rich food that’s perfect for your garden. To find out the benefits and how to set up your compost bin click here.

We have teamed up with getcomposting.com to provide you with exclusive offers on home compost bins, water butts and other green products.

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Reuse

Many items get thrown away when all they need is a little love and imagination to create something new through reuse. For ideas and inspiration visit RecycleNow

Recycle

You can get the most of your rubbish by using RecycleNows A to Z.

Find your nearest other recycling facility - (Just enter your postcode in the 'Recycling locations').

If you want to recycle electrical items visit Repic Responsible Recycling.

Plastic Film & Wrapper Recycling

Repeat the Cycle is celebrating that many supermarkets are now collecting plastic bags and wrapping. For example, bread bags, crisp packets and toilet roll wrapping for recycling at store collection points.

Find your nearest store collection point.

Bra recycling

Bravissimo have a bra recycling scheme whereby you can donate unwanted or old bras. For every kilogram of bras they receive, they donate to Coppafeel breast cancer charity. Find out more here - https://www.bravissimo.com/bra-recycling/