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Why Good Household Waste Management is Important

Middle aged man throwing away rubbish

The increasing amount of household waste, following population growth, urbanisation and increased affluence, has become a significant global environmental issue. With the average European generating around 480 kg of waste each year, it is crucial that we improve how we manage our waste at home to reduce our environmental footprint. While good waste management is important, the key to dealing with the escalating waste problem lies in changing our buying habits and our attitudes towards consumption. To do so, we need to understand more about our waste, about what happens to it and how we can reduce it.