Recycling is Broken. How can we fix it?
Do you try to recycle all your plastic – or even some of it?
What if we said you could we be doing something else instead of recycling plastic?
Remember the 3R’s – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle? You can REDUCE the amount of plastic you use by adding another R = REFUSE. Don’t mind the play on words – Ree-fuze and Reh-fuse – it IS intentional!
This article starts you off with ways to transition to a zero-waste lifestyle! Here’s the list of the top five single-use plastics to REFUSE: plastic bags, water bottles, to-go containers, takeaway cups, and straws.