Home composting is an easy alternative to throwing your organic waste such as vegetable peelings in your bin. It is estimated that approximately one third of waste produced in the home is organic waste that can be composted. The majority of organic waste produced in the home comes from the kitchen, in the preparation of meals and snacks.
Over one third of what we put into our bin is made up of packaging, some of which we can reuse or recycle and some which we have to send to landfill. There are a few good reasons why we should start to think about our shopping habits and try and reduce our packaging:
The EAO is available to talk to community groups on waste management, in particular addressing the issues of Waste Reduction, recycling and litter awareness. Each talk facilitates the group to discuss ways in which their members can make beneficial changes in the waste management of their household waste.