The earth doesn’t have an infinite amount of inhabitable space on it. As time has passed, more and more land has been dedicated to waste disposal. With the population and need for land showing no signs of slowing down, it’s become evident that we need to find another way to deal with waste, as Australia (and the rest of the world) is running out of landfill sites.
The Sydney Morning Herald reported that in a year, Australians sent approximately 2.2 million tonnes of plastic, 1.6 million tonnes of paper and 6.2 million tonnes of organic waste to landfills. The good news is that a substantial amount of the waste we produce can be reduced significantly. Here are a few ideas on how to go about this.
6 Ways To Reduce Waste At Home:
With each household implementing smart ways to reduce waste, Australians can live a more environmentally-friendly and sustainable life – and help guarantee a better one for the future. For more ideas on better waste management, contact us today.
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