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November's Environmental Quality is Recycle


Eco says: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

Four simple waste reduction initiatives will help you reduce your waste:

Waste Prevention or source reduction, is the design, manufacture, purchase or use of materials and products to reduce the amount and/or toxicity of discarded waste.

Recycling is the collection and use of materials that would otherwise have been discarded as the raw materials in the manufacture of new products.

Composting is a natural process by which food scraps, yard trimmings and other organic materials are collected and allowed to decompose under controlled conditions into a rich, soil-like substance called compost.

Closing the Loop is the purchase of products made from recycled materials and/or designed to result in less waste after their useful life.

"Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without." New England Saying