Reusable products are environmentally friendly and means less waste. Bring your own reusable shopping bag, carry a reusable water bottle, bring your own cup or pack your lunch in a reusable container FIND OUT MORE
FOOD - DON’T WASTE IT
Keeping food waste out of our red-lidded general waste bin can make a big difference. It’s the little things that make the biggest difference, something as simple as emptying spoiled food from its container FIND OUT MORE
Soft or Hard Plastics
The trick to recycling right is knowing the difference between hard and soft plastics. It’s important to know that hard plastics go into your yellow-lidded recycling bin and soft plastics go FIND OUT MORE
REDUCE WASTE AND SAVE
Did you know that the average Australian household throws out between $2,200-$3,800 worth of food each and every year? Creating unnecessary food waste in the kitchen can be avoided, it just takes a little planning FIND OUT MORE
Unwanted clothing, what should you do? Australians love buying new clothes and keeping up with the ‘fast fashion’, however the latest trends don’t always last long in your wardrobe FIND OUT MORE
WOOD VS TIMBER
Wood is direct from the garden and includes sticks, branches and prunings. This can all go into the green lidded organics bin to become compost. Timber is processed wood. It contains chemicals and adhesives that sadly contaminate compost FIND OUT MORE
Border Just Foods started as a Co-Op back in 1988 and has now been owned and run as a family business for over 30 years. They were happy to talk to Halve Waste about how their business helps to reduce waste.
Halve Waste is an initiative of Albury City Council, City of Wodonga, Federation Council and the Shires of Towong, Greater Hume, Indigo and Alpine Shire Councils. The goal of Halve Waste is to reduce the amount of waste going to landfill by 50%.