Making Choices
photo of man recycling paper
Photo courtesy of the
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Of all the environmental problems we face, garbage is one each of us can really do something about. Choices we make every day affect the amount and types of garbage we throw away. When we are careful about what we purchase, reuse things rather than buy new ones, and recycle, we not only make less garbage, but we also save natural resources and energy and make less pollution.

Rotten Truth:
If we choose not to buy some products at all, we'll leave less trash behind.

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