People looking for creative new ways to tread ever more lightly the Earth, have coined a helpful new phrase: “precycling,“ which is the practice of reducing the need to recycle by making better choices before waste is created.
In the overview on their website, the New York Department of Environmental Conservation emphasizes that precycling is an essential step in reducing total waste. Their recommendations include:
Some good precycling products include:
Hint: Avoid single-serve items and instead break up snacks in your own reusable baggies or containers.
So, for a greener world, try taking a precycling approach to your shopping, cooking, and disposal habits. For more green inspiration, check out these articles: