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Sustainable BBQ

Sustainable BBQ
The weather might not have been kind lately but we’re still holding out hope that some kind of summer is on the way. Now restrictions have eased, you might be thinking about planning a BBQ for family or friends. Food, drinks, fun, and sun, what’s not to like? Well, there’s the waste. From disposable plates and cutlery to disposable BBQ grills, a summer BBQ can create a lot of waste. But it can actually be an eco-friendly affair if you make a few clever tweaks. Here’s our guide on how to have a sustainable BBQ.

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What wheelie bin is the best size for me?

What size wheelie bin?
When you are reviewing buying a new wheelie bin, how do you know what size you will need? From the smallest sizes from 120 litres all the way to 1100 litres. We have a wide selection that could be suitable for you. Getting the biggest size isn’t always the right answer as reducing the size of your bin can help you reduce the amount of rubbish you throw away, which ultimately will help the environment. A number of local councils have started a ‘slim your bin’ campaign. Highlighting the fact that a large amount of rubbish thrown away could be reused or recycled. 

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Size Matters: How Much Waste Do You Wheelie Produce?

You might think it doesn’t matter what size your kitchen bin is, as long as it does its job, right? But what if you have a new addition to the family, the council has reduced the frequency of your bin collections, or you’ve had a party and now you’re finding you’re having to trudge out in the cold to put out the rubbish far more often than you would like?

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How to Throw a Zero Waste Kid’s Party

Piles of paper plates and cups, a mountain of disposable cutlery, and lots of leftover food. This is usually what’s left at the end of the average kid’s birthday party. The mountain of waste not only hurts your pocket, it hurts the planet. But the good news is that by making a few savvy changes, you can throw your little ones a party to remember with zero waste.

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