Have you thought about reusing your carrier bags or reducing your junk mail? These are just a couple of ways that you can reduce the amount you throw away. There are lots of other things you can do to help the environment by reducing and reusing your rubbish.
Wasted food is a waste of money and should be avoided wherever possible. Food waste digesters & home composting are environmentally friendly options for the stuff that can't be avoided.
Whether it’s the last few slices of bread or the pasta that was cooked for two but could have fed four! Here are some simple tips which could help you save money:
Visit Love Food Hate Waste for more tips and advice, or download the free iPhone app.
Unwanted junk mail amounts to around 3% of all household waste.
In Britain we throw away nearly 8 million disposable nappies each day. From birth to potty a baby typically gets through between 4,000 and 6,000 nappies.
Parents across Dudley are benefiting from an incentive scheme that’s helping them make the switch from disposables to washable nappies.
Dudley Council is offering the incentive scheme to encourage parents to use the real nappies because they are more environmentally friendly. Under the scheme, parents living in the borough can claim £30 when they spend over £50 on washable nappies or accessories.
When expensive electrical items (such as white goods) stop working, many people assume that the item will need to be replaced.
The reality is that a simple repair of broken electrical items may be cost effective, and in some instances the retailer who supplied the item may have a legal obligation to pay for the work.
Did you know you can now recycle your used inhalers? Here's how you can get involved by returning your used inhaler to your nearest participating pharmacy.