The simplest and most effective way of dealing with waste is to ensure that it does not arise in the first place – what can you do to reduce your waste? Here’s a few ideas.
Shopping, packaging and carrier bags
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When all else fails
And if the above ideas don’t work, you can take your items to the ‘tip’. It’s called the Household Waste Recycling Site (HWRS) for a very good reason. We’ll try and recycle as much of your waste as we possibly can.