Utilize Reusable Bags
Ditch plastic bags and opt to use reusable bags when shopping.
Use Reusable Cups, Cutlery and Plates
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Instead of using paper plates and cups and plastic cutlery, use reusable items for dining purposes.
Make Use of Reusable Containers
Store your leftover food in reusable containers instead of single-use plastic bags or Styrofoam containers.
Use Reusable Straws
Straws make up a large portion of the world’s plastic problem. Ditch plastic straws and use a reusable straw like a stainless-steel straw—or no straw at all, if possible.
Utilize Reusable Cloths
Instead of using single-use, disposable cleaning products like paper towels and sanitary wipes, use reusable and washable cloths.
Put your food scraps to good use by composting and creating a rich soil amendment for gardening.
Use Rechargeable Batteries
When possible, use rechargeable batteries instead of single-use, disposable batteries, which can be a safety hazard if improperly disposed.
Donate Unwanted Household Items
Instead of placing unwanted household items at the curb, donate items like clothing and furniture to a local nonprofit or shelter.