Reducing Waste: Room by Room: Kitchen

Reducing Waste: Room by Room: Kitchen

Kitchen   Our kitchen is the engine of the household, and it’s here we can make the biggest impact on our waste output. It’s in the kitchen where we usually have the household’s main general waste bin: the go-to place to bring general waste from around the house.   So if we want to reduce our waste we should start – and stop! – here. 1. Consumer Power The best way to reduce your waste is simply not to buy it in the first place: try to choose a similar product with less packaging, even if it costs a bit more: larger tins & packets products without individually wrapped food but best of all, waste-free shopping where you can fill your own containers - click the link for your local zero waste shops 2. Plan Don’t cook more than you need, or if you do make sure you cook double so you can save it for another meal. Plan your shopping to...
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Beanie Beach Cleanie 2018

Beanie Beach Cleanie 2018

A public beach clean event in memory of Dom Jackson.   Lunan Bay - Angus   We chose Kingston Beach on the Moray coast in 2017, but stayed closer to home this time and organised our beach clean at Lunan Bay, a beach which Dom was particularly fond of.     The Results!   20 bags of general waste (mostly much smaller items) 150 recyclable bottles and cans larger items included a sit on toy motorbike   We estimate we had around 70 keen beanie beach cleaners! x We were once again supported by Surfers Against Sewage's brilliant annual 'Big Spring Beach Clean' campaign. If you are interested in organising your own Beach Clean event follow the link to find out more from Surfers against Sewage. Surfers Against Sewage   #beachcleanbox#beachcleanbox #surfursagainstsewage #beachclean #beaniebeachcleanie ...
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