This week we managed to not put a single item out for kerbside collection. There was not enough rubbish to put out and there wasn’t much recycling either. I do think watching the rubbish trucks go past is a huge motivator. They literally just throw your rubbish in the back, crush it and dump it….
Anything that can be adapted, given new life, new purpose, new form has got to be better for the environment. We all know the motto – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. The most important bit is first – Reduce. Reduce being that, reduce your waste intake. This includes food, non-recyclable materials and recyclable materials. Surprised? Me too….
Our first rubbish collection of the year was 2 bags. All our fault. Additional people and a lack of recycling. This week we have cut that down to half a bag. Less recycling too as we have lessened our plastic purchases. We have made several loaves and rolls of bread, made our own spreadable butter…
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