5.

KNOW

YOUR WASTE

Getting it right on bin night

Let’s face it, putting something in a bin is easy. But putting something in the right bin can be anything but.

There’s the standard red, green and yellow bins.  There’s commercial waste contracts. Then there’s problem recycling stations, e waste, council clean up, specialised soft plastic drop off locations, clothing donation bins, terracycle options….. ok, you get it. Its complex. And most people could benefit from a bit of help.

Over time, this is the place to refine your binning skills. Whether you’re a resident, school or business. We will be your guides to recycle better.

And we will equip you with ways to reduce the amount that actually gets wasted or ends up in landfill too, because that’s the kind of fun kids we are.

Remember, the single source of truth about where our waste should go is the City of Ryde Council.  We have fact checked all our tips for your piece of mind.

Facts on Food Waste

Who do we love?

We are collecting a list of businesses in Ryde that provide us with convenient recycling points for hard-to-recycle items.

If you know of any, let us know.

Let us know

Why are we doing this?

We all buy our food with the best of intentions… but

%

of the fresh food we buy gets thrown out

Takeaway cup not recyclable

Latest news…

More simple steps

Coffee cups can't be recycled

Coffee Cups

Putting the con in convenience. These guys are not even recyclable! And not half as handsome as their alternative.

There's no need for single use plastic bags

Plastic Bags

The average plastic bag is used for less than 12 minutes yet clogs our kitchen drawers for like eternity.

Straws

These bad boys are small but seriously  sucky. 

wasteful waterbottle

Water bottles

Barely ever recycled these  are bound for a waterway near you.  

5forRyde

Simple Steps to Waste Less

We're all about positivity and achievable actions. We know the stats are dire and have plenty of info on hand for those who want to know more... but let's just concentrate on leading by example with simple steps we can all do to help make a sustainable future.

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