If you’re the type of person that finds it hard to stick to a New Year’s resolution which involves giving something up, then why not do the opposite and do something new instead. This usually involves taking up a new hobby, starting a new sport, or treating you and your partner to dining out once a week, but we like to think a little more outside the bin….. I mean box!
We create a lot of waste during the Christmas period and January seems to be a month of filling our bins with paper, boxes, and plenty of empty chocolate tins! There are many ways to manage our waste during the festive season and we’ve put together some useful and fun tips to help you along the way.
At Barna Recycling, we get asked every day about how households should best dispose of some large, bulky, weird and wonderful items that have outlived their usefulness! The first question, we always ask is this “Can the item be reused, repurposed, fixed or recycled in some way?” There is often another use or another user for an item that you might not have thought of! Here are a few items we hear about regularly and how best to deal with them!
Composting seems easy, but do we really know what we can and can’t put into our compost bins? Think of composting as giving back to the earth. It is an affordable and natural form of recycling and it will also cut back on weight in your black general waste bin, saving you money!
There is no doubt that Irish households have massively improved when it comes to recycling items in the kitchen. There are however other areas in the home which are often overlooked when it comes to properly segregating waste. Today, we will look at the bathroom and give you some handy tips as to how you can increase your recycling rate!
Since the electrification of Ireland, households have become accustomed to managing their electricity usage to avoid excessive bills. The mere thought of forgetting to turn off an immersion has resulted in many family days out being cut short to hurry home and check! The government’s introduction of Pay by Weight bin collection aims to drive similarly usage focused behaviours in terms of waste disposal. Here are some key facts you should be aware of.