We all know that garbage has a terrible impact on our environment — take a look at the plastic bottles washing up on our beaches and in our waterways. But when it comes to the question of bottles versus aluminium cans, does one container have an even worse impact on the environment than the other?
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Depending on your local recycling center, you can’t toss your toothbrush into the recycling bin. Well you can, but you’ll just be adding trash for the workers to pick out. And you shouldn’t throw your toothpaste tube in the bin either. But you can mail them to a specialised recycling center for free, with a program from Colgate and TerraCycle.
Plastic devotees, rejoice! Everyone else, be bewildered at the people for whom the idea of bringing a reusable bag is just too hard a concept to grasp. Coles has decided to continue giving out its 15c plastic 'Better Bags' for free indefinitely, as people are apparently still struggling with the idea of a plastic-free life.
Strawberries are a most precious product, and wasting even just a bit of one them seems wrong. If you have some fruit still clinging to the stems, you can use them to create a tasty infused water, but the little green leaves have another application: Pesto.
Banana peels were just the beginning you guys, because it turns out that you can eat avocado pits, and they are apparently very good for you.