The existence of waste is an indicator of inefficiency in the human economy. We extract from nature to create billions of tonnes of things which we use once, then bury or pump them out to sea - and pay money for each of these stages! As individuals we can learn to avoid, reduce, reuse and recycle, with the journey ending with zero waste... nature's finest.
The average Australian household wastes more than $1,000 every year purchasing items they never use. So use what you buy, buy less and save. more »
By passing your second-hand or unused goods on to someone who will use them, you are both reducing the environmental resources required to satisfy our consumption as well as h ... more »
Time and paper are precious resources. Junk mail, email spam and unsolicited phone calls waste both time and paper, so let's get rid of them! more »
Renovating or demolishing a house to build a new one generates up to 200 tonnes of 'waste', but around 80 per cent of this material could be re-used or recycled, saving vast q ... more »
Nutrient recycling is the foundation of life. Today's organic waste is tomorrow's lunch, so look after those worms and compost piles. more »