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You Can Make Difference, Move to Zero Waste

Tue, 04/28/2020 - 12:00
Environmental Health & Safety
April 28, 2020

Going Green shouldn’t be hard! Living a zero-waste life won’t feel like a sacrifice if you follow some simple advice: start small learn how with this University of California video.

Tips you can try today:

  • Reuse containers, such as glass and plastic.
  • Place your food waste in your green (yard waste) containers or start a compost bin.
  • Do not buy a plastic bag at the store. The average American family uses 1,500 plastic bags a year!
  • Purchase food in bulk and use those containers mentioned above for storage.
  • Purchase fresh vegetables in lieu of prepackaged ones to reduce your plastic consumption.

Learn More at https://ehs.ucr.edu/environmental-programs/cleanwater