January 13, 2020
The summer break is the perfect time to clean out the house, garage or shed. Research by Gumtree and TechCollect has found we could be sitting on thousands of dollars of reusable or recyclable goods that can be given a second life or recycled instead of gathering dust or going to landfill.
If something is beyond repair and had its day, before throwing it in the bin or out for a bulk collection, check if it can be recycled:
Don’t forget to also check what recycling collection and drop off services your local council offers.
Claire is Planet Ark's Recycling Campaign Manager. After working in the communications industry and raising a young family, she joined Planet Ark to follow her passion for helping the environment.