Tips for Plastic Free July

Mr Verdant thought I was on a personal crusade this month when I mentioned we were going Plastic Free this July.  But no it’s a real thing that others are also doing, not just me. So to celebrate Plastic Free July, I thought I would share what we have done so far in the Verdant…

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Eco Tip #6 Choose recycled over recyclable 

Choose recycled over recyclable. What’s the difference you may ask?  Well a lot when you think about it. In simple terms, something that is made from recycled materials means the materials have been reused and have already has a previous life. Something that is recyclable means it could go on to have a new life after…

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Eco Tip #2 Wash your recyclables 

Yes you really do need to. Real people sort our recycling by hand so be considerate and think of them. Plus food remnants contaminate whatever you are trying to recycle. Don’t just rinse your meat trays either. Their clever design holds all that ‘juice’ in its cavities so they need a good scrub.

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