Tips for Waste Minimization

Trash-Free Lunch

Trying to stay healthy by packing your own lunch, but feel like you’re creating a lot of waste? Consider working toward a zero-waste lunch. Lunches packed without disposable bags and containers will not only save you time and money but they also will lower your carbon footprint by reducing the amount of waste you produce.

A Green Halloween

Check out our tips for minimizing the environmental impact of your costumes, trick-or-treat bags, jack-o-lanterns, candy, and décor.

A Green Thanksgiving

According to RecycleWorks, a household waste increases by more than 25 percent between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day. Start your holiday season the green way by reducing your carbon footprint and making eco-friendly changes that even your friends and family can get involved with.

Go Green This Holiday Season

According to RecycleWorks, shopping bags, packaging, wrapping paper, and bows and ribbons all add up to an additional 1 million tons a week in our landfills. The good news is that you can participate in the holiday festivities while still managing to stay green.

For even more tips, visit the Money-Saving Guide to Going Green at Home.