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Reducing waste is the one of the best ways of managing waste and helps a great deal in protecting the environment.

Ways you can reduce waste are:

  • Buy goods which have a long life such as rechargeable batteries. Wvoid 'disposable' items such as plastic and cardboard tableware
  • Buy goods in large containers rather than lots of small ones
  • Buy concentrated products and refill packs where possible
  • Use both sides of sheets of paper and use scrap paper for notes, etc
  • Buy goods sold in recyclable, returnable or refillable packaging. Avoid 'overpackaged' goods

Reducing waste saves energy, reduces litter, saves landfill and saves valuable raw materials.

cola can
Recycling ONE aluminum can saves
enough energy to run a television set
for three hours.