What ideas did you come up with to reduce and reuse your waste last time? Reducing and reusing are the best ways to make less waste. If you can’t do either of those things, it’s time to recycle.
When something is recycled, it can stay in use because it gets a new life.
The items that get a new life show up on our store shelves. If we buy those instead of things made from all new material, we will end up using less of earth’s precious materials.
The packaging will usually tell you if an item is made from recycled materials. Here are some things commonly made from recycled material: