When it comes to reducing our household waste, a lot of the responsibility falls to us the consumer. Yes, the companies label their products – some clearer than others – but this can often lead to overwhelm, confusion, different instructions for different materials on one piece of packaging and reluctance to try due to lack of time. I know, I am one of those people too. Recycling has its place (we need this waste to go somewhere) but it most definitely isn’t my favourite part of trying to live more eco-friendly.
Aside from the complicated systems, our council doesn’t even recycle very much kerbside which has left me baffled when I look at other areas -parts of Dorset and Devon for example – who recycle so much that it makes life far easier for the consumer. With recycling being so tricky in some parts of the UK I completely understand why this service isn’t used to the max and why too much of our waste ends up in landfill. If we had the information, clear instructions, easier to recycle packaging or kerbside services then we could all be making a bigger difference.Continue reading “Where To Recycle Items in The UK”