Reducing the amount and toxicity of waste you discard is better for the earth.
How can I Reduce what I use?
Look for items that have less packaging.
Chose Energy Star Appliances to reduce the amount of energy needed to run them.
Buy used. You can find everything from clothing to building materials.
Buy reusable over disposable.
Maintain and repair products.
Consider borrowing, renting or sharing items that are used infrequently.