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Rubbish Free Guide

Welcome to the Rubbish Free Guide!

To search the guide you can;
  • type the subject you're interested in into the search box on the left side of the page, or
  • click through the various sub-categories we've got below the search box, or
  • scroll down this page for an A - Z article list of what is in the guide currently. 
We want to make it as easy as possible for people to reduce or eliminate their landfill rubbish. It is outrageous that it is so difficult to avoid packaging and items that are destined for the landfill after such a comparitively short useful lifespan. The situation becomes even more absurd when you consider all the fossil fuels and energy used to create these items in the first place which then end up in our ever expanding landfills contributing towards creating the very potent greenhouse gas methane.
But fear not - help is at hand, because now we've got the Rubbish Free Guide! This guide emerges from all of the great suggestions and ideas we have received since starting our Rubbish Free Year in 2008. It will never be complete as we continually add to it. So, if you have something to add please let us know through the Contact Us page and we'll update the guide. 
 

 

Rubbish Free Guide A-Z

A

Alcohol Appliances Arts and Crafts

B

Bags Baking Batteries Bedding Biodegradable plastic Blu-tack Books Bread Breakfast Cereal Building & Renovating Bulk Food Stores Butter

C

Carton packs CD / DVD Spindles Cheese Children Cleaning Cling Film Clothing Coffee Composting Computers Containers Contraception Correction Fluid Crackers Curtains Cycling

D

Dental Floss Deodorant Digital Drawing Pins Dry Goods

E

Eggs Envelopes Eraser

F

Fruit Furniture

G

Gardening Glass Glue

H

Hand Cream Herbs & Spices Highlighter Pen Hot Chocolate

I

Ice Cream Irish Bread Recipe

K

Kitchen

L

Links Page

M

Mail Margarine Meat & Fish Medicine Menstrual products Milk Mouth Wash Muesli Bar Recipe

N

Nappies Newspapers No Knead Bread Recipes

O

Oil

P

Paper Clips Parties Pegs Pens Pets Plastic bags Pool and Spa Potato Chips (crisps) Printing

R

Recycling Rubbish bin liners Rulers

S

Salami & other cold meats Sauces etc. Shampoo & Conditioner Shaving & Waxing Skin Care & Beauty Products Soap Sour Cream Speaking Spreads Stapler Sticky Tape String

T

Takeaways Tea Tofu Toilet Paper Toothbrush Toothpaste

V

Vegetables

W

Water Why?

Y

Yoghurt