Tips for a waste-free Christmas

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Every Christmas an extra 3 million tonnes of waste are generate so Broxtowe Borough Council’s badger mascot Brock promoting some top tips for local residents to help to waste less and recycling more over the festive period.

Make sure you recycle Christmas card envelopes, non-foil wrapping paper and all packaging in your green-lidded bin,

Invest in a compost bin and recycle all Christmas dinner vegetable peelings and use a bag for life when shopping to reduce the waste pile.

Don’t forget to recycle your metal food and drink cans plus those sweet/biscuits tins and all your glass bottles.