What a load of rubbish!

Lovely update thank you for sharing Liz

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a week’s rubbish

I was inspired to write this post by this project where photographer Greg Segal did a study of trash.

He photographed people lying surrounded by their own rubbish.

Apparently the average US citizen generates four pounds of rubbish per day. That’s 28 pounds in a week. That’s 12.7 kg!

So I wanted to talk about our rubbish.

Generally we don’t have much rubbish. I need to weigh it but I would estimate that we have around 1lb per week between two people.

That’s what goes in the main Rubbish collection bin. We often neglect to put it out for collection for several weeks at a time.

That’s not to say we don’t have other waste but here’s what that involved.

In our kitchen we have three steel bins. We used to have one bin for general waste and one for green or biodegrade able waste. In The…

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