Why waste prevention?
Recycling is important but it takes energy and resources to collect, transport and recycle waste into new products. Reducing waste in the first place helps to conserve natural resources, reduce energy, water use and reduce carbon emissions.
This guide gives you information and tips on how to reduce, reuse, repair and upcycle before and after your move to your new home. By taking small steps we can all help to reduce waste, make better use of the things we have and save money at the same time.