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  • Paper

  • Magazines

  • Newspaper

  • Cardboard

  • Empty cups

  • Paper Envelopes

  • Paper/plastic folders

  • Plastic bottles

  • Plastic boxes/pots/ tubes/trays

  • Glass bottles/jars

  • Aluminium cans

  • Tissues/napkins

  • Padded envelopes

  • Post it notes

  • Bubble wrap

  • Sellotape

  • Pens/Markers

  • Soiled food containers

  • Waxed food boxes

  • Polyester

  • Clingfilm

  • Tin foil

  • Compostable boxes

  • Food

  • Crisps/sweets packets

  • Clinical waste

  • Hazardous waste

  • Switch to a renewable energy provider
    Look into the possibility of switching to a renewable energy provider. Snap a picture of your switching confirmation or the lack of providers for your area.
  • Save water
    You can save water at home on the following activities: Brushing teeth Showers Doing dishes Laundry etc If you`re up for pictures, that`s great. Otherwise we`ll take your word on this one! Just tell us what you do.
  • Use chemical free laundry detergent
    You can try using Soap Nuts or chemical free powder for your laundry. Great for your skyn and for the oceans! Snap a picture of your replacement. Not sure what Soap Nuts are? Watch this:
  • Reduce your waste volume
    You can do this by shopping without packaging, repurposing and donating. Snap a picture.
  • Compost
    Show us that you compost your food scraps. There are a few scenarios that can take place here: Your concil does collects the food You have your own compost in your garden/allotment You are using a shared compost facility (neighbours or community gardens) You have a wormery You have tried everything but can`t find anywhere to take your compost to :(
  • Prevent food waste
    Show us that you are mindful about food waste and are taking steps to make sure that this kept to a minimum. You can do this by making shopping lists in order to avoid impulse buying. You can also use apps like OLIO for your surplus food. Take a shot of your way of preventing food waste.
  • Declutter
    "Clutter is bad for your physical and mental health" Lynne Gilberg, professional organizer. Can you donate or sell the items you are no longer making use of? I use a very simple rule: If I haven`t used it in a year, it`s definitely going! Before and After pictures will work great here. Have fun! If you`re not sure where to start, whatch this for inspiration:
  • Grow your own
    Do you grow any veggies, berries or herbs? Show `em off! Pottet herbs are great for any kitchen, big or small, and will end up much cheaper too!
  • Buy in Bulk
    Can you find shops that sell bulk items? You can start off by using the Bulk locator app Buying in bulk reduces packaging waste and there`s a whole movement on this subject called: Zero Waste lifestyle. Thousands of people are aspiring to this lifestyle and it`s all about avoiding packaging. You can easily start off with Farmers Markets, Lush and Wholefoods shops +many others. Show us your finds.
  • Refuse plastic straws
    "Can I please have a gin and tonic, no straw please!" Show us your glamorous cocktails or soda ;)
  • Refuse plastic bags
    Make a habit of taking a tote bag anywhere you go - you never know when you`ll be tempted to pop in a shop. Can you take a pic of your groceries in reusable bags?
  • Tap water
    We are blessed with drinking water here in the UK and should be grateful for it. Show us how you avoid buying bottled water. Check out the vide below:
  • Offset flights
    Are you a frequent flyer? Did you consider offsetting your flights? One solution here but many other options out there.
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