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Repair broken appliances, donate old clothes to charity and trade or swap unwanted items at community recycling events or online exchange sites.
Reuse means passing something you no longer want on to others, or giving an item a new lease of life as something completely different.
Either way, reusing your waste can save you money and help the environment, by reducing the amount of rubbish you produce.
Here are some ideas on how you can reuse your rubbish:
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.