Avoid impulse buys that may just sit in your closet at home and stay away from purchases that are just fads.
Choose the least amount of packaging or ensure the packaging is recyclable.Take your own containers to restaurants for take-out food instead of accepting one-use packaging. If a food provider is unsure about using your reusable container, show them this letter.
Choose products that will not need to be replaced after a short amount of use.
Avoid Products that you will use once and send to the garbage.
Research the available recycling programs before you buy.