Reduce, reuse, recycle
By reducing waste through recycling and the reuse of items, greenhouse gas emissions are lessened. This saves energy, helps to address climate change, and protects the environment. These practices also help members of our community save money and prevent the filling of landfills.
Tips on reducing waste in households
- Focus on reusable items like glass bottles rather than single-use plastic while shopping
- Shop local
- Switch bills and other mail to electronic versions when possible
Composting is a great way to help the environment by diverting waste away from landfills and enriching our soil. This prevents the harmful release of greenhouse gasses that contribute to climate change. There are different styles and ways to compost, along with many types of materials that can be composted.