"Ditch the Plastic"
Plastic Free July
Go to Plastic Free July’s website: https://www.plasticfreejuly.org/to find tips on reducing plastic at home, school, workplace and community.
Want to know what happens to your items in your kerbside recycling bin (yellow bin) in the City of Prospect?
City of Prospect’s recycling is collected by East Waste and delivered to the Northern Adelaide Waste Management Authority (NAWMA) for processing. NAMWA's video that shows what happens to your items after they are put into your kerbside recycling bin: https://youtu.be/-_DlY28EMZc. (Around 80% of all recovered recycling streams are recycled in South Australia and interstate. NAMWA has made a commitment to have 100% recycled within Australia by 2020. This will mean that none of City of Prospect’s recyclable resources will be sent overseas after 2020)
Find online here a guide to Plastic Free Shopping in Adelaide and a mind-map on ways to reduce plastic use from various parts of your life.
Tips on reducing your plastic consumption
Learn how to reduce your everyday waste is to eliminate single-use plastic like plastic bags, straws and water bottles - the most common waste collected in the environment. See some of our photos with tips below.
Look for ways to make your family events and gifts more sustainable and environmentally friendly!