Tips to reduce your waste

Small changes can make a big difference, and it's up to all of us to do our bit. On these pages you'll find lots of simple ideas for everyday changes you can make that will help to reduce the amount of waste you and your family produce.

Infographic shows the percentage of waste that's put out in a rubbish bag, small and large bin, broken down into four categories: recycling, green waste, food waste and landfill. In each instance, more than half could have been diverted from landfill (this figure increases as the bins go up in size, with just 29% of the contents of a large bin having to go to landfill).

Food waste and garden waste make up most of what we’re all putting in our rubbish bins and bags. But we can help with that!