Reduce is known as the first 'R', it means using less waste.

 

Here are some of the ways you can do this:

  • Only buy what you need

  • Choose products with less packaging

  • Switch to a green energy provider

  • Turn off lights when you're not in the room

  • Unplug electronics when not in use

  • Food waste is a big problem. Reduce food waste; Reuse leftovers.

  • Water is a precious resource. Reduce water usage; Turn off the tap while brushing your teeth.

Reducing waste is a great way to benefit the environment. 

REDUCE

DONATE

At New 2 You, we rely on the kind donations of our community. We accept secondhand furniture and white goods which is in good resellable or fixable condition. 

- Beds
- Cots
- Chest of Drawers
- Bedside Tables
- Shelving Units
- Wardrobes
- Sofas
- Chairs
- Dining Tables/Chairs
- Coffee Tables
- Desks
- Washing Machines
- Tumble dryer
- Kitchen electrics such as Toasters etc
- Hoovers
- Lamps
- Books
 

REUSE

Reuse is known as the second 'R', it  means to find new ways to use things that otherwise would have been thrown out.

 

Here are some of the ways you can do this:

  • Food Jars can be used to store leftovers or to take lunch to work.

  • Computers can be reused for parts or fully working computers can be reused in community centers.

  • Clothing can be reused by donating to charity shops or using the materials for cleaning rags

  • Refill a water bottle instead of buying a new one

  • Reuse plastic shopping bags

RECYCLE

Recycle is known as the third 'R'. This means turning something old and useless into something new and useful. 

Recyclable: 

  • Plastic bottles

  • Glass

  • Cans

  • Paper

  • Cardboard

Not Recyclable: 

  • Food and liquids

  • Plastic bags

  • Crisp packets

  • Cling film

  • Bubble wrap

  • Polystyrene

  • Dirty nappies

  • Medical waste

  • Car parts

  • Scrap metal

  • Tires

  • Anything that is a safety hazard

  • Clothing

  • Furniture

Tip:

Reuse what you can, throw rubbish in the correct bin and donate where possible

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