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How to have an eco-friendly Christmas: festive recycling tips

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How to have an eco-friendly Christmas: festive recycling tips

‘Tis the season to be jolly, but we can all feel a lot jollier when we know that our festive celebrations aren’t harming the planet! With that in mind, here are our top recycling tips to stay eco-friendly for Christmases present and future…

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Nine things you didn’t know you could recycle

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Nine things you didn’t know you could recycle

These days we’re all pretty clued up about the kinds of things we can put into our recycling bins ready for bin day. But while we’re used to rinsing out glass jars and flattening down cardboard packaging for collection, it’s easy to forget that just because something can’t be collected kerbside doesn’t mean it can’t be recycled! Here are just a few of the things you can recycle in other ways…

5 ways to have an eco-friendly Bonfire Night

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5 ways to have an eco-friendly Bonfire Night

Remember, remember, the 5th of November – gunpowder, treason and plot! Those are the words most associated with Bonfire Night, but ‘eco-friendly’, not so much. However, the good news is that there are still ways you can enjoy this fun night of the year while minimising the environmental impact of your evening. Here are five ways you can ‘plot’ to enjoy sustainable celebrations this 5 of November.

How to have a sustainably spooky Halloween

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How to have a sustainably spooky Halloween

The spookiest night of the year is nearly here but it’s a time to scare your friends, not the planet! There’s plenty of recycling to be done around Halloween and lots of ways you can reduce the scary amount of waste generated by the fearsome festivities. Here’s how to go green this Halloween.

Tips to help reduce contamination

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Tips to help reduce contamination

Putting the right stuff in the right bin is important. The wrong stuff is called contamination. Most of us are getting it right, however, when too much contaminated material is collected, it potentially prevents the whole lorry load of material from being recycled.

Why is it important to recycle?

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Why is it important to recycle?

More and more people recycle everyday. This helps to reduce the need for landfill and more costly forms of disposal. Recycling also reduces the need for extracting (mining, quarrying and logging), refining and processing raw materials all of which create substantial air and water pollution. This helps to save energy, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and helping to tackle climate change.

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