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Community toolkit

Welcome to our Community toolkit; a collection of resources to help you reduce waste and have a positive impact upon the planet. 

Our fabulous Cheshire East Waste Reduction Volunteers work hard to help us to reduce waste in Cheshire East.  Check out the videos below from some of our volunteers.  You will find lots of helpful waste reduction ideas including composting, wormeries and how to reduce single use plastics!

If you would like to join our amazing team of volunteers, please go to our Cheshire East Waste Reduction Volunteers page for more details.   

Join Patti, one of our amazing Cheshire East Waste Reduction Volunteers, as she gives her neighbour tips on how to get started again with home composting!

Composting with Confidence transcript (PDF, 95KB)

This video is a fantastic guide on repurposing containers and strong bags in your garden rather than throwing them away.

Really easy refills with Paul Johnson transcript (PDF, 58KB)

Find out what to put in your home compost bin with this brand new video from Waste Reduction Volunter, Patti Pinto.

What items can go into your home compost bin transcript (PDF, 58KB)

Do you want to find some alternatives to plastic wrap in your kitchen? This video has some great tips.

Do you want to find out about some sustainable alternatives to plastic wrap transcript (PDF, 59KB)

Avoid single-use plastic and refill your water bottle with filtered water by watching this useful guide.

Sending out an SOS transcript (PDF, 54KB)

Do you want to reduce your waste coffee grounds? Find out how with this handy video.

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Do you want to reduce your coffee waste transcript (PDF, 63KB)

Find out how to make a self-watering pot with Diana, one of our Waste Reduction Volunteers.

Self-watering pot transcript (PDF, 96KB)

Below you can find some great videos on composting and wormeries. 

Transcript - Composting in the snow PDF, 80KB)

Transcript - Beehive wormery - Community toolkit (PDF, 77 KB) 

Transcript - Roger's wormery - Community toolkit (PDF, 77 KB) 

Transcript - Green Johanna composting - Community toolkit (PDF, 78 KB)

Are you looking to reduce your plastic waste? This video has some great tips.

Transcript - Life with less plastic - Community toolkit (PDF, 100 KB)

Community Toolkit waste reduction tips from our Cheshire East Waste Reduction Volunteers

Community Toolkit

A collection of waste reduction tips from our Cheshire East Waste Reduction Volunteers