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You may have noticed that a lot of places which previously collected plastic lids are no longer accepting them. This is because the business which used to process most of the lids is no longer operating. So, what can you do with them?

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Now you can look great – and feel great - by recycling the packaging from your beauty items rather than sending them to landfill. Here’s how.

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We all love it when we get the latest shiny new computer or TV with all the bells and whistles. But what do you do with your old ones? Here are some ideas for recycling electronic waste or giving it a second life.

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While we can avoid many types of plastic and packaging – it’s more difficult to do this when it comes to caring for our teeth and gums. The good news is that there is now a way to recycle your toothbrushes, toothpaste tubes and floss containers.

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Each year in Australia, over 140 million pens are sold, contributing approximately 700 tonnes of plastic waste to landfill sites across the country. Here’s what you can do with them instead.

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If you have expired or unwanted medicines lurking in the back of your cupboards, it is really important to dispose of them correctly. Here’s why and how.

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Kids parties have become big business over the years and the amount of plastic produced for decorations, party bags and single use items is getting bigger and bigger. But planning a low-waste kids’ party can be easier than you think.

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We’re all used to recycling our used containers these days, but when it comes to the lids, things get a bit more complicated. Here is some information about what you can do with metal container lids.

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Have you ever wondered why your containers must be clean and empty to be recycled? And exactly how clean do they need to be? We’ve got the answers.

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It turns out the skin care industry is not so attractive when it comes to looking after our planet. But thankfully, there are little steps you can take to make your skin care routine more environmentally friendly.

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It’s easy to get caught up in the never-ending cycle of buying new things; but resisting a new purchase will save you money and the enormous amount of waste sent to landfill each year. Here are a few ideas that might help.

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You may think it’s perfectly safe to send food waste to landfill. After all, it will break down, right? Unfortunately, it’s not that simple.

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Charities can only resell donated clothes that are in good condition. So, what do you do with them if they're not?

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If you think your ‘reduce, reuse, recycle’ efforts don’t have any impact, think again! You’d be surprised how small efforts make a huge difference.

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Light bulbs are one item that every household uses. Some contain hazardous materials, so it’s important they are disposed of responsibly when they reach the end of their life.

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Being environmentally responsible can sometimes feel a little overwhelming. The best thing is to start small, so here are 7 simple things you can do to make a difference.

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Lots of people are doing their bit for the environment by recycling their soft plastics via REDcycle at their local shopping centres. But the list of things you can REDcycle is longer than you may think.

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On average people upgrade their glasses every two years. This means the number of discarded spectacles ending up in landfill is growing every year.

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7 common recycling mistakes

December 28, 2020
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Wrapping your head around recycling can be hard. While most of us think that we know what we are doing, research shows that 94% of us are recycling at least one product incorrectly. 

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Upgrading your electrical appliances? Or maybe you’ll get something new for Christmas. Either way, your old electrical appliances should never go into your general waste bin. Here’s what you do with them instead

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