Disposing of your household waste and recycling properly will:
Rid your home of dangerous and toxic waste responsibly, with the free Detox your Home program.
Dispose of food and garden waste responsibly.
Furniture, fixtures and fittings, crockery, books and bric-a-brac are made from a range of materials and many of these things can be recycled.
Many household items can be reused or recycled, helping to reduce landfill and greenhouse gas emissions while conserving natural resources.
Recycling is one of the easiest things you can do to help the environment.
Household paint, batteries and fluorescent lights can be dropped off for free. Check with your local council for details.
Planet Ark's Recycling Near You site offers information about the recycling and waste services offered by your council as well as local drop-off options for items including computers, batteries, printer cartridges and mobile phones.
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