The Earth is our most precious resource and in recent years most people have seemed to have forgotten that treating it kindly is essential and required to help keep each person moving forward. In a new write up by Hannah Scholes, she provides a few helpful tips on waste reduction. In our lives by reducing the number of items we own, learning how to purchase and build habits on reusable items and put the focus on only purchasing things that are from companies who recognize package waste is harmful.

Key Takeaways:

  • Meaningful waste reduction requires changes to your lifestyle and to your purchasing behavior.
  • Before you buy anything, ask yourself if you really need it and how long you expect to use it.
  • Choose products with less packaging, or with no packaging, which is often available when you buy bulk products.

“If every American used one less roll of paper towels per year, we could save more than 550,000 trees.”

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