How to Reduce Glass at Home
Zero waste shops are a great way to reduce your overall waste including glass. Customers can bring in refillable containers including jars or lunch boxes to refill a wide variety of products both wet and dry eg. pasta and washing up liquids. Here are some of the zero waste shops in Devon.
Jars – To avoid purchasing items such as mason jars for drinks glasses, why not wash out and reuse your old food jars.
Reusable bottles/cups can be a great way to reduce your use of glass overall, rather than purchasing new drinks in disposable bottles.
How to Reduce Glass at School
It might be a good idea to rethink the school’s glass resource use – many schools will be doing this already, as saving resources usually saves money! Audit the types of glass you use and how much you buy each week. Are there ways to reduce the glass resource use in school?
For example ensuring glass is stored correctly and safely to avoid breakages.
Reducing waste overall can help to reduce costs to schools from waste collection.