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Northern Ireland recycles. Yeah, yeah, we know you know - but do you know how good we are? Over 48% percent of our household waste is now either recycled, reused or composted… and we’re sending less...

Donate or Recycle? Here's how to decide...

Donating unwanted belongings to charity is one way they can be put to great RE-USE. But donations that can't be used often end up in landfill causing damage to the environment. When you’re thinking...

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As a citizen, every government department can impact on your life in many ways, from health to travel, the environment to work and much more.

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    "The life story of a fridge" or "How I learned to stop worrying and love the Household Recycling Centre"... by Finn Fridge...
  • Where can I find things to repurpose?

    Did you know that there is a community of people out there who are giving away free stuff?
  • 5 Reasons to be a Re-User

    If you own something that's no use to you anymore, that doesn't mean you have to dump it. Get into the habit of asking 'how could I use this again?' and you can save money and add something special to...
  • Old clothes mounting up?

    There are lots of ways to get rid of your unwanted clothes and textiles in a sustainable and environmentally friendly way. Check out our list of 6 options below:
  • 4 Simple Habits For Happier Living

    Boosting your own wellbeing is not only good for you, it’s good for others too. Here are four things you can do to share the joy in your local community in Northern Ireland - and beyond.
  • 15 ways to repurpose an old tablet

    Is your old tablet slowing down and becoming cumbersome to use? Here's 15 ways you can repurpose that old tablet into something more useful.
  • 5 things you can do for someone living with chronic pain

    When a friend or loved one is living with a painful illness it can be difficult to know how best we can help. Painful conditions can vary in intensity from day to day, the symptoms can come and go and...
  • Downsizing? 5 Essentials for an Easier Move

    Downsizing can give you a new lease of life and more freedom. But it can also be exhausting and emotional. Organising and clearing out everything you own probably seems like an impossible task. We're...
  • Recycling Beyond the Kerb

    Do you ever wonder about taking a step beyond the kerb with your recycling? There’s a whole world of easy, guilt-free recycling beyond your kerb at your local household recycling centre.
  • Living with Fibromyalgia

    Fibromyalgia is often referred to as an invisible illness. The pain and chronic fatigue are not always obvious to others but they are all too real and distressing. In this short video, people talk...
  • 11 plastic household products you can swap for sustainable alternatives

    There are many alternatives to the plastic products we have become accustomed to. From shopping bags, to cotton buds. Find out what we have replaced in our house.
  • I switched to a double edge safety razor and this is what I learned

    After using disposables and electric razors for the last 25 years, why have I made the decision to invest time and money in a safety razor?