The 5 R's
You’ve heard of the 3 R’s - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, but have you heard of the 5 R’s??
REFUSE, Reduce, Reuse, REPURPOSE and Recycle.
As more and more countries are deciding they don’t want our recycled garbage, mountains of what we still naively call “recycling” is stuck in holding are-as all over the country awaiting a practical destination. Start to think of ways you can refuse that plastic bag, container or straw. Maybe bring your own containers for restaurant leftovers. You will be hearing more about this in the weeks to come…