Waste reduction ideas you can start now

Small changes can make a big difference

"According to the NSW Environment Protection Agency (EPA), the average waste bin of an early childhood service is comprised of 30 per cent food waste and 25 per cent paper, cardboard and plastic.

This means that more than 50 per cent of the contents of child care rubbish bin could be redirected away from landfill, with a few simple strategies.

If you are interested in building more sustainable practices in your service and role modelling more environmentally friendly ways of operating, for parents, children and other services, then there's plenty of easy things you can do … starting now!"

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