Reducing Waste Around Your Home
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American households generate about 250 million tons of trash a year, an average of 4.4 pounds per person each day, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Much of this waste ends up in landfills, where it leads to a host of environmental problems.
What can you do to help? Start by finding ways to reduce waste in your own home. It’s not only good for the environment, but it might save you money as well. Click here for some practical steps you can take.