As students prepare to go back to school, new wardrobes and school supplies shouldn't be the only things on their minds. The start of a new school year is the perfect time to educate students about the importance of waste reduction and recycling.
“Environmental responsibility is not always top of mind when preparing to go back to school,” said Pete Keller, vice president of recycling and sustainability at Republic Services, in a statement. “When you incorporate one sustainable practice into your daily routine, you can make a lasting environmental impact. Back to school is the perfect time to start adopting better habits you and your whole family can practice.”
In anticipation of the new school year, Republic Services has come up with seven simple and helpful tips to help minimize waste and increase recycling efforts.
Flip through this gallery to view the seven tips.