AVOID BUYING UNSUSTAINABLE PRODUCTS
Say no to anything that ends it's life in landfill.
It's usefulness is temporary, it's existence may be permanent.
Rethink: Do I really need this?
Result: Using buying power to reduce production
BUY LESS, BUY QUALITY
Reduce general consumption.
Use well made, long lasting products. Use multi-use. Use natural, homemade products.
Rethink: How much do I really need?
Result: Lowering the amount of waste produced
BUY PRE-USED, REPAIR, UPCYCLE
Stop falling for the convenience of the disposable, start making the effort with reusables.
See the value in pre-used goods. Turn old into new. Fix what would have been thrown away.
Rethink: Do I really need to throw this away?
Result: Getting the most value out of materials
KEEPING VALUABLE RESOURCES IN USE
If it is man made and can't be refused, reduced or reused, make sure it is recycled.
Make sure it is clean and in right collection.
Rethink: Can this material be reused?
Result: Using materials to make new products
Compost food scraps and return to the soil.
The ultimate circular & sustainable system.
Rethink: Can I put this back into nature's system?
Result: Recovering organic nutrients from waste