Reducing and recycling

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Reducing waste

Find ways to reduce waste from kitchens, bathrooms, laundries and gardens.

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Recycling

Whenever you recycle you're helping turn waste products into reusable materials.

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Plastics

Learn about plastics around the home and which types can and can't be recycled.

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Building material waste

Reduce the impact of home building and renovating.

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Re-used and recyclable products

Buying products that are recycled can save energy and money.

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Kitchen and food waste

A lot of household waste comes from the kitchen.

Electronic and hazardous waste

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Home electronic waste

Find out what household electronic waste (e-waste) products can be recycled and why.

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Hazardous household waste

Find out how to safely dispose of your hazardous household waste.