New Yorkers landfill over 4 lbs. of trash per person per day. Reducing the amount of waste we generate through wise consumption practices, reuse, and repair will save County taxpayers money, generate jobs, reduce Greenhouse gas emissions, as well as preserve resources for future generations.
The below are some links on how we can effectively reduce the amount of trash we generate.
Prevention – As the old adage states, an ounce of prevention equals a pound of the cure. Take a minute to prevent waste by checking out the following links: