The 3 Rs

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Co-operatives can potentially grow around the remanufacturing, repurposing, recycling and safe, clean energy Recovery from waste.


Reduce

Reducing how much we buy, grow or make is the simplest, cheapest and most effective way to prevent waste, look for Zero Waste shops. Collect containers to re-use time and again, fill, pay… Job Done!

Re-use

Re-using, Re-purposing and Refurbishing items and materials is next in the classification of waste decisions to reducing waste, and reducing costs of sourcing new items.

Recycle

Recycling what can’t be re-used is the final option in the hierarchy of Waste Management, but an important element  of our choices.