Benefits of Recycling

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle


Waste reduction is considered to be the best method of waste management:
  • Causes no harm to the environment.
  • Costs nothing for a family to implement (in fact, it saves money).
  • Does not use up natural resources.

Ideas


Some ideas for recycling include:
  • Purchase equipment that is durable, repairable and energy-efficient.
  • Pack lunches in reusable food containers.
  • Buy concentrates.
  • Use your own cloth bag or reuse brown or plastic grocery bags.
  • Look for products that are either biodegradable or nontoxic.
  • Reuse your own metal hangers instead of purchasing new.
  • Buy recycled products.
  • Donate clean clothing in good condition to a charity or sell through consignment shops and garage sales.
  • Buy used clothing.