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While recycling and reuse practices increase, the total amount of waste generated continues to climb. Currently, Washington residents produce an average of 7.5 pounds of waste per person each day. Despite good efforts to properly manage waste, we're still putting more into landfills than ever before.
Do your part
When you recycle and properly dispose of hazardous materials, you are making a positive impact on Tacoma's environment. Here are ways to go a step further and reduce the amount of waste you produce in the first place:
Junk mail reduction
Seasonal waste reduction tips
Reduce yard waste
Why reduce your waste?
- Save money
- Protect the environment
- Conserve natural resources
- Create a sustainable future
Find out more ways you can help protect our environment through reuse, sustainability, product stewardship, education and volunteer.
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