At giffgaff, we are passionate about doing better and being better. As part of our continued effort to practice sustainable habits and reinforce a circular economy, we are actively promoting recycling, upcycling and refurbishing to reduce waste.
That’s why we’ve pulled together a handy guide containing all the information that you need on recycling and to share some top tips from our community who share our sustainability commitment to reducing waste.
What does recycling mean?
Recycling is the process of collecting and processing materials that would otherwise be thrown away as waste and turning them into new products.
What are the benefits of recycling?
Recycling helps to create a healthier environment. It reduces the need for extracting, refining and processing raw materials, all of which cause air and water pollution. As recycling saves energy, it also reduces greenhouse gas emissions, which helps to tackle climate change.
What are the things that you can recycle?
- Plastic bottles & containers
- Paper & cardboard
- Tin, aluminium and steel cans
- Glass bottles, containers & jars
Top tips to improve your recycling
Tip 1: Donate things that you don’t need.
Tip 2: Be creative with meals.
Tip 3: Set up multi-section bins.
Tip 4: Utilising food waste.
Tip 5: Reusing old bags
Tip 6: Buying refurbished phones and selling old phones
These are some of the tips from our lovely community members. To get a deep dive into the world of recycling and DIY hacks visit our brand new recycle hub here
To buy refurbished phones from giffgaff, click here
If you wish to sell your old phone, you can visit the page here
Recycling FAQ source: Google