Updated: Jan 2
Waste prevention is the name of the game. With the holidays and Covid19 regulations still in place now is the perfect time to get family, friends, and coworkers involved in the three R's: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.
Ways to use the 3 R's
Whether working from home or in the office there are ways to reduce the amount of waste created on a daily basis:
Buy used/refurbished items and equipment where possible
Discourage the use of disposable items
Avoid individually wrapped products
Maintain and repair products you already own
Rent and borrow items used infrequently
Plan your meals, shorten your grocery list, and shrink portion sizes
When ordering takeout forgo disposable items
Bring a reusable container to take home leftovers when visiting with family
Use natural light during the day where possible
Avoid running water, and use the light load whenever a washing machine it involved
Find creative ways to use glass and recycle your items at every opportunity.