It’s the show that’s captured our imaginations. The ABC’s recent TV series War on Waste, presented by The Chaser’s Craig Reucassel, has inspired Australians to tackle overconsumption and waste in their daily lives by recycling soft plastics, switching to reusable coffee cups and composting food scraps.
|Craig Reucassel and Robyn, one of the residents |
featured in the TV series War on Waste.
These were the quick fixes, but we knew there was more we could all be doing. So we asked readers to share their tips.
We got a flood of responses, including advice on using reusable mesh produce bags for fruit and vegetables, setting up a worm farm on apartment balconies, visiting charity shops for clothing and other goods, ditching coffee pods entirely and generally consuming less.
And then there were those who knew how to take it to the next level. So here are our favourite tips for recycling and reducing waste:
Read Alexandra Spring’s story on The Guardian - “War on waste: readers share their top tips for reducing their environmental footprint.”