Waste

Reducing and Reusing

The most important step we all need to take is reducing the creation of waste in the first place, in particular when it comes to single use items. There are a lot of simple steps everyone can take to refuse wasteful items in everyday life. Once the demand for these products slows down, so will their production. We have collected a bunch of ideas that are easy to follow towards reducing your personal waste footprint. Learn more…

Recycling

40 - 80 % of a club’s waste can be recycled. The good news is that a well-designed recycling system, either taken to the transfer station or placed in a council recycling bin, is cheaper than paying to send waste to landfill. The more you divert from landfill to recycling – the more you save! Learn more…

Composting

Whether your club has a commercial kitchen, or just enjoys a good cup of tea, there is always a better place for organic material than in your landfill bin. The same goes for your home - the average bin or bag put out for collection contains about 50% of food and garden waste! Composting food scraps & green waste is a great way of reducing waste disposal costs and preventing the production of nasty greenhouse gases. Learn more…

Sustainable Packaging

Sometimes disposable packaging is unavoidable, but try to keep your impact as low as possible by purchasing sustainable packaging only. We know it can be hard to make the right decision on what to buy and to know how to dispose of things correctly, so we have created a brief guide to help you. Learn more…