The phrase Reduce, Reuse, Recycle is often used when we talk about how to be more environmentally friendly, how to be greener, how to be ecologically sound and how to live sustainably.
But what does it really mean?
Where can you recycle your Christmas cards once twelfth night comes around?
Now that most mobile phones include a camera - which is usually of decent quality and is sometimes excellent -many of us have an old camera tucked away in the cupboard that we simply don’t use any more.
How to recycle glass items such as bottles, jars, lightbulbs, window glass and glass kitchenware such as drinking glasses and Pyrex dishes.
Plus what to do with broken glass.
7 million tonnes of wasted food is thrown away in the UK every year, at an estimated cost per household of £470. Approximately 50% of this wasted food comes from our homes.
Yet the majority of this food could have been eaten.
Do you have a collection of used postage stamps in your home? You can help a charity now by donating them to a good cause.
Zero waste is a fashionable term that is regularly bandied around, but what does it actually mean?
It is all too easy to end up with more coat hangers than you need, whether you have cleared out your wrdrobe, have a pile of children's coat hangers that are now too small to use or are looking to get rid of lots of those annoying wire hangers from the dry cleaners.
Many clothing and household textile items which are thrown away could be reused, and the good news is that over 50% of textiles are recycleable.
Sleep easy on organic and fairtraded sheets, duvet sets and blankets.
Many UK Water companies offer free water saving devices to their customers.
Is your water supplier on the list? Updated.