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Recycle & Reorganise (Newsletter - September 2012)

Posted by Isabelle (Head Chiquita) on Thursday, November 15, 2012, In : Newsletters 
Recycle & reorganise

Dear budding neat freaks,

I have been recycling ever since I got married. We lived in a flat and even then I loved trying to find a way to make the most of my space. I found toy containers that stacked and used them behind our kitchen door. It was a small kitchen but I made it work.

Over the years it became easier and now I have a recycling station in my courtyard that consists of three 95L rubbish bins for plastic, cans and glass and a separate box for cardboard and paper. ...

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Why Recycle? We have a responsibility.

Posted by Isabelle on Monday, April 12, 2010, In : Thinking about it 
I started recycling over 12 years ago, at a time when it wasn't a popular thing to do. I remember getting flack for my efforts from friends who may have considered my rinsing, separating and disposing of waste to be eccentric. Even my husband was a bit frustrated by the routine as we had little space for this in our flat. BUT, I persevered and 12 years on, I am happy to report that I have even changed the minds of some of those friends and got them to join in.

The reality is we can't ignore th...
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