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Upcycling Inspiration

Another way to recycle something is to re-use it as something else, also known as up-cycling. Here are some ideas to get you going:

  1. Turn old clothes in to wash cloths and dusters
  2. Use pallet wood for kindling
  3. Use jars and pots for storing screws, buttons, paperclips etc.
  4. Turn wine crates into bookshelves
  5. Make a table out of scaffold boards

Top Tips For Reusing Unwanted Items

If you have something you no longer want, ask yourself if it can be used by someone else or for something else before sending it off to landfill! You might even be able to make a bit of money at the same time…

The following things can generally be re-used:

Easy Ways To Reduce Waste

Reducing waste is easy, and the smartest choice you can make as an eco-minded individual! Get started with any of these smart choices:

  1. Don’t buy it if you don’t need it
  2. Put a “no junk mail” sign on your letterbox
  3. Opt for goods that have less packaging
  4. Take your own bag(s) to the supermarket
  5. Avoid buying disposable items
  6. Choose resuseable