How to reduce waste and reuse

Find out how you can reduce waste and reuse resources, to help make Croydon more sustainable.

Reuse what you can

After reducing waste, reusing is the next most important step. Often items can be reused by somebody else, reused in a different way or repaired, for example:

  • ice cream tubs make a great lunch boxes
  • keep a spare carrier bag handy when shopping
  • buy refills for things like washing powder

Find more information on where you can offer and find items for reuse: