National Recycling Week 2020 – That’s a Wrap

We know that it’s one thing to deliver waste education and it’s quite another thing to design a behaviour change intervention, gather data throughout its delivery and evaluate its effectiveness after the fact. This is what we set out to do for National Recycling Week 2020.We ran a behaviour change experiment campaign to demonstrate the […]

Free bin posters

Download your free bin posters as big THANK YOU from the Resource Hub Waste Less team! Print these out and put them up in your home or at your workplace to remind everyone how to use your bins! Mixed recycling Soft plastics recycling (through RedCycle) Landfill These posters provide guidance for any time you feel […]

National Recycling Week: An experiment in behaviour change

For National Recycling Week 2020, we are launching an experiment – a micro behaviour change program – to highlight the importance of testing and measuring education and behaviours change programs specific to the resource recovery space. And this got me thinking about what those WHY’s are and what we actually want to achieve as an […]

Let’s Unpack Recycling – ebook gift below!

Have you ever stood in front of a landfill waste bin and a yellow mixed recycling bin and had to seriously ponder which one to choose? Then did you end up just taking a good guess anyway? I want you to know that you are not alone. Even the most waste conscious of us have […]

Three checks for recyclability.

When you go out for takeaway food, there are a myriad of materials that your food may come wrapped in. The main materials tend to be plastic, paperboard, paper, aluminium or some combination of these. Have you ever stood at the general and recycling bins dumbfounded as to which bin to put your takeaway food […]

Takeaway food and waste. How eco-conscious is your takeaway food packaging?

Blog 1 of the ‘takeaway food packaging’ series. Let’s talk about takeaway food packaging. Have you noticed that more takeaway packaging has been appearing in your home or workplace since the COVID-19 lockdown? My disposable coffee cup consumption has skyrocketed since I haven’t been able to buy coffee in my reusable Keep Cup. I also […]

Compostable plastic. How to identify it and what bin to put it in.

Compostable plastic takeaway food packaging and bags have become more and more commonplace as we opt for convenience and businesses take strides to be more environmentally conscious. There are two main ‘eco’ plastics items that have been popping up a lot in my world lately. The first is takeaway packaging and the second is compostable […]