National recycling week is just around the corner (9-15 November), so it is time to get your school, office or home recycling!
To help you get started, Planet Ark has some great resources and ideas here are some easy things you can do:
At the office:
- Host a Friday File Fling – and recycle unwanted paper in your office
- Switch to 100% recycled paper
- Recycle any unwanted TVs, Computers and accessories
- Use a Keep Cup when you get your daily coffee
- Set up an unwanted items collection spot in your office where staff can bring in clothing and items they no-longer want. Anything left at the end of the month can be donated to charity!
- Start your own worm farm or compost
- Give unwanted items to charity
- Reuse your waste – 25 Things You Can Re-Use At Home
- Buy it back – buy products made from recycled material
Although the majority of the region doesn’t have curb side recycling, there is still a lot that you can do to reduce your waste. Find out what is being recycled in your area.