The things we all should really be doing in order to reuse and recycle our own garbage, including when money is tight.
The average American produces 4.5 pounds of trash each day, per person, according to the U.S. EPA. Consumers spend an average of $1 per every $11 spent on product packaging, and approximately 60% of that waste ends up in landfills. Recycling helps, but a better solution is to reduce the amount of waste that is […]
The Welsh Assembly Government has announced a Â£800,000 package to help reduce the amount of waste being sent to landfills in Wales of which Â£100,000 to help Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council. In Merthyr Tydfil, the funding will be used for a door-knocking campaign to encourage more households to recycle.
The remainder of the Â£800,000 is expected to be used to support plastics recycling in Wales and develop “Zero waste places”.