Recycle, Reduce, Reuse

  1. Turn off the water while brushing your teeth.
  2. Take short showers.
  3. Recycle paper, cans, bottles, and plastics.
  4. Make book covers out of newspapers and paper grocery bags.
  5. Try refilling empty bottles of water a few times before recycling them.
  6. Reuse large pieces of wrapping paper - fold flat for storing.
  7. Reuse bows and ribbons.
  8. Reuse gift bags.
  9. Use the back of paper that you would throw away or envelopes for grocery lists, etc.
  10. Some supermarkets recycle plastic bags, so you can return plastic bags to them.
  11. Use the envelopes you receive in the mail a second time by placing a new address label over the last address
  12. Aluminum trays from pies and cakes can be put under potted plants.