DEC’s Solid Waste & Recycling Newsletter


New Year, New You – Quick Tips

As we start the New Year, make a resolution to waste less! Reducing your waste doesn’t have to be an all or nothing goal. Swapping one habit for another is all it takes to start living a more waste-free, friendly lifestyle!

Waste Less Food

Use Less Single Use Plastic

  • Bring your own reusable bag with you while shopping
  • Pack a reusables on the go kit and stow it in your car, backpack, purse or other travel bag – reusable mug, water bottle, to go container, shopping bag, etc.
  • Skip the straw or sip through a reusable
  • Reflect on where you use plastic in your life and start making small changes – swap out the single use coffee cup for a reusable mug, shampoo bottle for shampoo bar, etc. 
  • Go for the gold and participate in Plastic Free July

Help Us, Help You

As we move into 2020, we want to further cater our content to your interests and needs. Please complete a short survey on what you would like to see in the Solid Waste & Recycling newsletters in 2020.  

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