Start by rethinking how much you really need to buy, use and discard in the first place. Maybe there are alternatives that will do the job in place of a new purchase. For the things we do need, recycling and composting are simple, easy ways for everyone to make a positive impact on our environment.

In this section, you will find current information on how to shrink your footprint on the earth, save money and help keep yourself and our environment healthy at home, at school and at work.

Put all four Rs into practice in your daily life — Rethink, Reduce, Re-use, Recycle.

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Waste Reduction Week Ideas

Environmental actions – including waste reduction – have multiple benefits for businesses.

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Waste reduction ideas for schools

Schools are also places where the next generation of leaders, thinkers, consumers and conservers work to acquire the skills necessary for success in the world of tomorrow.

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