recycling at home

August 2008
Australian Table;Aug2008, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p134
This article offers tips on recycling at home. Make the most of the vintage clothing trend by donating old gear to charity shops and buying other people's pre-loved threads. Repairing broken items, rather than replacing them with new ones will reduce carbon footprint. De-clutter and donate unwanted furniture and household goods to organizations.


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