Monday, April 19, 2010

Eco-tip: Precycling

What is "precycling?" Precycling is stopping trash waste before it starts. Pack a waste-free lunch. Use cloth instead of paper towels. Don't accept a bag with a small purchase--or carry your own bags for large and small transactions. Avoid unnecessary items when you order fast food (straws, lids, napkins, utensils--ask in advance if you don't need them). Buy in bulk to reduce packaging.

Just taking a few moments to think can nip trash in the bud, as Barney Fife would say.

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