So, you’ve taken steps to recycle in the kitchen, but what about your bathroom? Four in 10 of us have admitted to not recycling our bathroom products,* meaning a lot of items that are designed for recyclability don’t have the chance to be. Instead, they are unnecessarily diverted to landfill, creating an estimated 30,000 tonnes of additional rubbish every year – a waste that, with the right actions, could be avoidable.
There are steps we can take to reduce our reliance on single-use bathroom products and ensure we are more conscious with how they are disposed of, too. Firstly, put any recyclables into the right bin – this is an easy but important is the first step. Once that’s done (and cemented as a long-term habit), here’s six easy swaps that you can make to create more sustainable habits and reduce your bathroom footprint.