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Reducing my waste

Recycling, composting and reducing your waste is easy and can make a big difference to the environment. There are lots of ways we can all play our part.

About reducing waste and what you can do

There’s lots of information about recycling, reducing waste and how you can be involved in your local area on the Recycle Now website.

Recycle every day

Reduce your food waste - Win a meal out and a cooking experience with a professional Chef

You could save up to £720 a year by reducing the amount of edible food you waste. For 4 steps to save food and save money check out WorthSaving.

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We’re part of the WasteAware partnership - working with the other county, district and borough councils to reduce, reuse and recycle Hertfordshire's waste.

Find out more about WasteAware campaigns and how you can get involved.

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We've teamed up with a host of nappy suppliers to offer Hertfordshire residents an exclusive 15% discount off a huge range of reusable nappies, accessories and other eco-living products. We also have loads of advice to help you find the best nappies for your baby.

Full details of the new scheme are at Herts Reusable Nappies.