Recycling: The Last of the Three Rs

Recycling is the third option in the three Rs of environmentalism — reduce (consumption), reuse (and/or repurpose), and recycle. Because recycling isn’t as green as reducing or reusing (which don’t emit greenhouse gases), try to reduce and reuse first and foremost.

 

Glass can be recycled into bottles, for example, but it has to go through a manufacturing process to get there, and that process uses energy. In an ideal world, there would be no need to recycle, but in the real world, that’s not usually how it works, so we've pulled together some information to make the process easier and stopped items ending up in landfill unnecessarily...

Hard to Recycle Items

Unsure how to recycle an item...check out this comprehensive list..

Recycling by Northumberland Council

What you can and can't recycle is confusing - here's a quick link to help you understand what can go in your bins.

Recycling by Scottish Borders Council

What you can and can't recycle in the Borders is confusing - here's a quick link to help you understand what can go in your bins.

TerraCycle Recycling by Sea the Change

Would you like to sign up to be a Terracycle recycling point for Sea the Change? 

Get in touch to find out more!

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