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Be the Woman You Want to Be by Elisabeth Wilson, Infinite Ideas

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115. Once more with feeling

There really isn’t any excuse not to recycle. It’s easier than ever, and almost the entire contents of your waste bin can have a second, or even third, life.

I know people who still throw almost all their rubbish away, and I always flinch when I see it. Is it so hard to simply separate waste materials and put the good stuff into different containers?

You wouldn’t store fresh and frozen food together, keep the toys in with the cutlery or wash lights and darks together, would you?

Or at least, I hope not. So you are already familiar with the principle of sorting. And recycling works in very much the same way: you sort your waste into three or four different categories, and then pass it to be used again.

It really ...

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