Sharing is a great way to reduce the amount we need to buy and dispose of!
There are lots of interesting charities and companies you can loan out or borrow items, space or equipment through, reducing your need to buy and store things yourself.
- Ecomodo This website enables you to lend and borrow everyday objects, skills and spaces from others. You can do this for free, for a small price or for a charitable donation
- Streetbank This website allows you to lend and borrow things and skills from your neighbours for free
- Mini Lodgers Hire toys and other baby equipment
- Daisy's Party Toys Hire equipment for children's parties
Waste typically costs companies 4.5% of their turnover (source: Envirowise).
An average office could save thousands of pounds a year just by using both sides of A4 paper.
You can now recycle cartons.