Waste reduction can be as important as recycling in saving natural resources, energy and waste disposal space and costs, and in reducing pollution risks. There also is the opportunity to reduce the toxic substances in waste. Individuals can help reduce waste by making environmentally aware decisions about everyday things. Reducing garbage means not disposing of waste or recycling it later. Changing habits is the key – think about ways to reduce waste.
ONU’s SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) compiled a list of easy lifestyle changes we can all make to reduce the size of our carbon footprints.
Tips for reducing your carbon footprint