Being Green Benefits You, Your Home, Your Wallet, and the Environment

In this section, we share our best tips and habits for living a Zero Waste lifestyle. That means going “beyond recycling” to make eco-conscious choices that prevent waste, support green economies, and create healthier homes and communities. We break down the key ways you can Rethink, Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Compost to actively participate in a more sustainable future and live a simpler, healthier life.

Sustainable Living Basics

Explore easy ways to reduce your waste, recycle and compost, and go green at home for a less wasteful and simpler life.

​Refuse and Reduce

What to refuse, and how to minimize consumption, share resources with a community, and make the most of the stuff we already have.

Reuse, Repair, and Share

Explore our tips on how to avoid buying new, reuse what you have, repair your broken stuff, and participate in the share economy.

Recycling 101

Learn why we should recycle, how to recycle, and what items are NOT recyclable. We have the answers to all of your recycling questions!

Composting 101

Whether you have a yard, small space, or curbside bin, we’ve got the dirt on how to compost, and why it’s a key component in mitigating climate change.