Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle
Browse options for reducing household waste, from food to clothing and personal care products.
Personal Care and Cleaning Products
Use simple options for personal care and cleaning products to reduce the amount of plastic packaging and petrochemicals you are using. See our article on natural alternatives for ideas!
Alternatives to paper
Some great alternatives to paper include cloth handkerchiefs and cleaning towels, bamboo toilet paper, and a bidet.
If you are not sensitive to laundry fragrance, buying used clothing from thrift stores can be a wonderful way to save money and express your unique style. Buy clothing that you love that is durable and you will enjoy wearing for decades.
Shopping bags and leftover containers
Make a habit of keeping reusable shopping bags and leftover containers in your car, so that they are handy when you stop at the store or restaurant.
Let worms eat your vegetable scraps
Food waste is a significant contributor to carbon emissions in the US. Vermicomposting is a great option for folks who don't have the space or climate for an outdoor compost pile.