Your home is your fortress and you should feel comfortable and safe there. In order to do that, you should make sure that the property you are residing in reflects your personality and needs, but equally important is the necessity for it to be efficient. If you want to achieve that, there are several things that you can do and now we are going to discuss them in detail.

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Paper waste is produced by both businesses and households and even though in many of the cases it is recyclable, it accounts for a great percentage of worldwide pollution. Some of the most staggering facts about this category of waste include findings such as:

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Do you want to take the most out of your home’s outdoor space? Even if you live in a house in the city and the yard is quite small, you still can do miracles with it, if you set your mind on doing so. Of course, the tips we offer here can apply to larger spaces, such as the ones attached to properties in the suburban areas of the capital too. Just roll up your sleeves, put on your working boots and let’s see what we can do about your garden together.

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No matter how much you pride yourself on your organisational skills and your ability to keep your home neat and tidy at all times, know that no one is immune to clutter. For example, let’s say that you just came back from your summer vacation. You probably have a pile of newspapers and magazines you are yet to go through and which you are likely to sit in the middle of your living room at least for the next few days. In most of the cases, however, clutter is not the problem. The actual problem is the way we deal with clutter. Some people have adopted a very poor strategy when it comes to that and instead of getting rid of the all the mess they:

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If we have one real responsibility towards ourselves and our family, that’s to preserve our health. While we have little to no control over the environment outside, everyone can keep their home in a condition that is actually healthy and comfortable, thus contributing to the overall well-being of the home.

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It is no secret that most offices tend to be quite wasteful. If you and your team have the habit of producing several copies for all the documents you have to handle or you are a big fan of sticky notes to such an extent that your desk is covered in them, then you too are working in a wasteful office. You can easily reduce the amount of junk you produce by:

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The UK imposes hefty fines on property owners who fail to properly manage and dispose of their waste. But what if you are a tenant? Well, you still have several responsibilities in that department. For example, you should get rid of the waste you produce in a law-abiding and eco-friendly manner. But since the property is not owned by the tenants who live in it, landlords’ list of waste responsibilities is naturally longer. No matter whether you are living in a rented home or you are renting out a flat or a house in England, you should familiarise yourself with your rights, as well as with your responsibilities when it comes to waste management. Some of the main waste responsibilities which every landlord in the country has include:

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If you would like to spend less money maintaining your home comfortable in the hottest days of summer, get the most out of the pleasant sunny days and warm starry nights, and last, but not least – just live domestic life the way it is supposed to – you are going to find the following strategies useful.

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Children are the future and it is important that we teach them to be aware of the environment and help save our planet. Teaching them to be eco-friendly is simple because children are very interested in helping the earth be a better place. They care about plants, animals and the environment and it is up to us to encourage them to make small but significant steps towards saving our planet. We can start by teaching them to recycle at home. Here are a few simple and effective tips on how to teach kids to be responsible and recycle at home.

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London ranks among the world’s greenest cities. Nearly half of the metropolis’ territory is covered with green open spaces among which are an estimated 3.8 million private gardens. If you too are among the lucky Londoners who have their own garden or a backyard, you can try composting… that is if you still haven’t done that. That practice comes with many benefits and it is one of the best and greenest ways to get rid of organic waste such as:

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Dealing with rubbish is part of life, whether running a household or business, people are faced with having to dispose of residential and commercial waste on a regular basis. In many cases this is easier said than done and sometimes removing waste becomes a laborious issue. If looking for tips and clever tricks on how to minimise waste in the workplace or home, or perhaps make dealing with waste more efficient and affordable then by all means check out the Free Advice section of our official company website. There our readers will find a large number of articles and content on waste management, innovations and developments in waste processing technology, as well as information on kerbside collection, local and national waste management regulations and much more. If looking to reduce and reuse in order to minimise the waste your household or business generates watch out for the ‘green living and efficient working’ articles our writers compile. Tips on how to reduce energy consumption at home or at work can also be found in the Free Advice section of our website. If you would like to see a specific topic or particular issue discussed and researched by our contributors feel free to let us know.