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How do I help reduce?

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What is reduce?

Waste reduction (or prevention) is the preferred approach to waste management. If it is not created, it does not have to be discarded.

An example of waste reduction is reducing unnecessary packaging from manufactured products and produce. If this excess packaging was never produced in the first place, no one would have to be concerned with the cost and effort of collecting, separating it for recycling, breaking it down, transporting it to manufacturers, and then integrating the recycled materials back into the manufacturing process.

Waste reduction is one of the key things we all can do to help conserve resources and a provide a cleaner environment for future generations.