1) Create a special recycling place:
This tip mostly relates to our home – the place, where people spend the majority of their time. And, according to it, the majority of wastes are concentrated here. So, the first step you should do is to define the place of storing materials. It can be a box or a tin. From now, this place will be the destination of used things that are subjected to recycling. Try not to forget about it.
2) Sort your wastes:
Next trick that’ll help you to start over recycling pertains to sorting the rubbish. This pre-sorting work will simplify recycling in future. Almost all everyday materials could be recycled. Separate plastic from glass, paper, metals, cardboard and food wastes.
3) Look beyond the habitual things:
If you think that little of your wastes could be reused, you’re wrong. Look over conventional things like old newspapers, bottles and cans. Add to this list such staff as booklets, brochures, greeting cards; tins, aerosols, plastic tubes and pots; aluminum and steel cans and so on.
4) Prepare some wastes before recycling:
This tip is about preparation the garbage to recycling process. Even before throwing wastes to the recycling bin, you should do some things. You should clean up the jars, cans and bottles from the leftovers. Of course it’s not obligatory, but will insure you against the unpleasant smell and ease the work of recycling centres employees. Fold and uncover your paper wastes and flatten boxes. You will save some space.
5) Don’t forget about food wastes:
If you have a garden-bed you may use food wastes as fertilizers. It doesn’t mean you have to turn your soil into a dump. But in some cases it makes sense to throw natural wastes to your garden instead of a trash tin. The nature will take it in part.
6) Don’t litter at first:
The last but not the least advice is to prevent the generation of wastes. Try to build up a habit to do a waste sorting. It should be done before the accumulation of garbage. Take care to ensure that wastes go to the right place. Don’t forget about your working place, schools, outdoors. Don’t focus on the kitchen. Lots of wastes are waiting for you on other parts of your house.
Following our tips you will manage to take care of Mother-nature, together with sorting out the mess in your house.
In short, recycling really matters. Don’t think these simple efforts described have no impact. If you want to change the world – start with yourself and change at least your way of living and the lifestyle of your family.