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So, you’ve watched Blue Planet II and promised yourself that you'd recycle more when you saw that turtle fighting for its life after getting trapped in a plastic bag, but maybe you’ve struggled to keep that promise with yourself. Here are some quick and easy ways to be more sustainable on campus…
(1) Mindful recycling
You know that coffee cup you just threw smugly into the recycling bin? Stop! because contaminated food packing is not recyclable on campus, so that includes greasy pizza boxes from those all-nighters in the library. Also, food waste is not recyclable at Goldsmiths, so throw that half-eaten sushi or avocado on toast straight into the general bin.
(2) Buy a reusable water bottle
Regularly picking up bottles of water at university is not only a waste of your own money, but it is also increasing your carbon footprint. Buy a reusable one the SU shop in RHB and enjoy the abundance of water fountains in the library for FREE. You can also check out these other water fountains around campus.
(3) Bring in your own lunch
The best way to reduce your waste is to not make any in the first place! The