Recycling & Upcycling

The planet we live on is a very precious place. Over the years we have evolved into a very ‘disposable society’. This only means more to land fill and more pressure on production, thus draining the planets resources. He are a few things we can all do to reduce our waste and ease the pressure on the planet.

Plants at Burston Garden Centre - Recycling & Upcycling

‘Make Do and Mend’

If something has broken, before we just throw it away, think about how we could use it for another purpose.


With a little bit of TLC most things we chuck could be reborn into something new with a different purpose


Just by simply adding a water butt we can reduce our draw on the planets natural reserves quite significantly. Also all plants prefer rain water anyway, its more natural!


You don’t need a huge space to make your own compost. There are many space saving composters available and even just bagging up autumn leaves can provide a perfect leaf mulch the following spring.

If you wish to create your own eco-garden, then just pop in for some ideas and advice.