It’s National Recycle Week and here at Leeds Credit Union we thought it would be the perfect time to talk about how we can all recycle better and help towards the clean up of our great city. So we’ve compiled a list of some top tips that can help you make a change!
Before we run through our tips, it’s worth remembering that recycling has a number of benefits. By reusing materials instead of throwing them away it can:
Such benefits can be achieved if we all play our part, even if that’s just on a local level in ourcity and county. So here’s what you can do...
Recycling can be easy when you set up a good system to manage it. A solid system begins with having a place to put your recycling inside your home, this can be a box or a bin. This container should be kept beside your usual food rubbish bin to act as a reminder for everyone in your household to recycle.
Recycling is collected on different days depending on what part of the country you are in -check the local council website for your bin collection day and then put it in your phone or ona calendar. You should know it off by heart after a few weeks!
There’s plenty of ways you can keep your food waste down and a good place to start iswhilst doing your shopping. Create a shopping list and stick to it to avoid buying things youalready have.
A few more tips are:
If you follow the hashtag #RecycleWeek on Twitter they share excellent content with tips,competitions, how to recycle properly and more fun ways to approach recycling.You can also find all the information about the event and some more useful tips on theorganiser WRAP’s website .
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