Reduce Disposables: Reader Tips

Reusing common household products reduces waste and helps conserve resources. It’s a simple way to make a positive environmental impact. Here are a few ways we reduce our use of disposable products:

Whenever we take our cup of joe to go, we bring a reusable coffee mug.

we’ve broken the bottled water habit. More than 80 percent of water bottles end up in landfills! We’ve switched to a filter system. To save more money, go for tap water.  It’s more regulated than bottled, plus you get the benefits of flouride that’s added to our drinking water. This also reduces the environmental impact caused by manufacturing, shipping and recycling water bottles.

Share your ideas on how to reduce disposables! We’d love to learn other ways we can make an impact.

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