How can we do our bit? Twenty ways to ditch disposable, single-use plastic

Complete our quiz:

How often do you do the following things?

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* 1. Use reusable cups or containers for drinks instead of single-use items

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* 2. Buy fruit and vegetables loose or in paper bags

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* 3. Say 'no, thank you' to helpful assistants who try to give you plastic bags

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* 4. Take reusable canvas bags and cardboard boxes to the shops

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* 5. Buy grains, nuts and pulses loose from a 'scoop and weigh' shop (very cheap!)

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* 6. Go to the local butcher for meat and cheese wrapped in paper

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* 7. Give up convenience foods, make your own cakes and biscuits and share them in tins - yum!

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* 8. Bring in packed lunches, rather than heading for the shops for plastic packaged salads and sandwiches at lunchtime. Much nicer...

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* 9. Carry a refillable stainless steel water bottle

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* 10. Store leftovers in reusable glass and ceramic containers, rather than freezer bags

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* 11. Wash and reuse freezer bags

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* 12. Clean with natural, plastic-free products, such as white vinegar (glass bottle), bicarbonate of soda (cardboard packet) and lemon juice (peel!)

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* 13. Use non-plastic scrubbers in the kitchen sink

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* 14. Get washing up liquid, laundry detergent and fabric conditioner bottles refilled at local shops

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* 15. Compost and recycle as much food and organic waste as you can

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* 16. Buy recycled toilet paper that comes in paper packaging (or newspaper!)

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* 17. Order food from delivery services that use cardboard, foil or biodegradable packaging only

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* 18. Choose recycled stationery with no plastic covers, packaging or accessories

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* 19. Use powdered dishwasher detergent in a cardboard box

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* 20. Always tell the bar staff, 'no plastic straw or stirrer, please'! (After 4th July, of course..)

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* 21. Please leave your email address to enter our prize draw for 1 of 5 Plastic Free Bumper Bathroom Packs

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