Conduct a household waste survey
Shifting your own behavior starts at home! To better understand what fills your bins each week and where you can make swaps, take a household waste survey. Keeping track of your waste is also a great way to measure your own impact with every change you make!
In 2018, households across England generated a total of 22 million tonnes of waste.Source
- Identifying the sources of the plastic waste in your bins can help you work out how to eliminate it
- Engages your household in more mindful waste management
- Can be a messy job!
- An audit is only as impactful as the actions taken afterwards
Making a difference
By identifying the types of trash you produce the most, you can look at more efficient alternatives and conduct a waste survey in a month to see how you've reduced your impact!