As people try to shift to more sustainable and environmentally friendly lifestyles, they are starting to focus on waste removal and management practices. Ordinary people, cities and municipalities, and waste management companies are all starting to pay attention to the 3Rs. These are strategies that can help to minimize waste and our impact on the environment. Recycling can play an important part in reducing waste.
What are the 3Rs?
Reduce, reuse, recycle. These are the three strategies for waste management that can help to minimize waste and reduce our negative impact on the environment. Our planet is quite literally drowning in a sea of trash produced by human activity. Over a lifetime, each American will produce garbage that weighs more than 600 times his or her own body weight. On a daily basis, Americans produce an average of four pounds of garbage.
Following the Three Rs can help us to reduce the amount of waste we produce, and to live a more
While some may live by the saying, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” this is not always true. Sometimes trash is simply trash, and as an American society we have far too much of it. The upcoming April 22, 2017 Earth Day is a reminder that we all can do something more to take care of this precious planet where we live.
As locations from Omaha to Ohio make plans to promote activities that take care of the Earth, Americans awareness of of the impact their trash has on the planet continues to grow. A non-profit group in Omaha, Nebraska, continues to publicize their weekend celebration and a city planner in Lewis Center, Ohio, reminds people in the city the importance of following the specified recycling instructions.
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