Emissions from the stuff you throw away? How does that work? Landfill sites emit thousands of tonnes of greenhouse gases every year, mostly methane, which makes them all the more potent. The largest source of these emissions is organic matter, so getting your food scraps into the compost instead can make a big difference

But I’m not a waster

If you’re already a zero-waste afficionado then feel free to skip this section, but you could also take on the creds of the average waster and do that little bit extra for the planet.