Reducing and reusing waste at home, stopping junk mail, using real nappies and saving water.
Don’t forget to check what you can put in your blue and brown bins before putting any waste your green bin.
Don’t forget to use your kitchen caddy and brown bin for food waste.
On average 30 per cent of the waste in our green bins is food, which could be put in our brown garden and food waste bins instead. Putting food waste in your brown bin means it can be composted, this not only reduces disposal costs but it increases recycling rates and helps the environment.
Yes. Wasting food costs the average household £480 per year so helping to prevent food waste can have financial benefits for you and your family.
You can be removed from up to 95 per cent of direct mailing lists by registering on the MPS (Mail Preference Service) Online website.
You can visit the Royal Mail website to find out how to opt out of receiving any leaflets or unaddressed promotional material.
More information about stopping junk mail is available on the Citizens Advice website.
For more tips, visit the Waterwise website.