Congratulations! You should update your kitchen every 10-15 years. Over a lifetime, that could mean hundreds of kilos worth of garbage piling up in landfills. Before you rush to get into the details, think about how you will reuse or recycle as many of your fixtures...

If you have the option, you can either take it to a recycling center or use a curbside collection. You can either compost it or use a kerbside pick-up for organic waste. See 'Composting' below. Bulky organic waste is accepted by many recycling facilities. There are...

Plastic is bad for the environment. We hear it constantly and policy makers keep repeating it over and over. Although plastic is valuable in many ways, plastic pollution is an unsustainable and unnecessary waste of that resource.   Packaging accounts for over 40% of total plastic...