Austin Waste Removal: 20 Ways to Reduce Your Waste

Posted: August 13, 2013 in Uncategorized
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Go green

Did you know that there are 12 landfills in Texas that tower more than 200 feet tall? That’s a lot of waste!

So what can you do to help? Here are 20 simple things you can do to reduce your waste:

  1. Use a reusable canvas bag whenever you shop at the grocery store or mall.
  2. Stop buying plastic water bottles and get a reusable one.
  3. Subscribe to online newspapers.
  4. Join the National Do Not Mail List.
  5. Walk or ride a bike instead of taking a car whenever possible.
  6. Donate your old clothes and furniture.
  7. Use e-vites for parties instead of paper invitations.
  8. Buy energy-efficient appliances.
  9. Use refillable pens and pencils.
  10. Rent textbooks.
  11. Buy in bulk to reduce packaging waste.
  12. Use reusable plastic containers instead of plastic wrap.
  13. Buy reusable paper towels.
  14. Consider using cloth diapers for your baby.
  15. Don’t use disposable razors.
  16. Buy second-hand whenever possible
  17. Compost your food scraps.
  18. Use refillable soap bottles.
  19. Have a “swap” party with your friends.
  20. Buy a reusable coffee filter instead of disposables.

For more great ideas on how to go green, find Austin waste removal company Dirty Work on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Pinterest


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