Approximately 72 percent of the waste currently being landfilled or incinerated consists of materials that could be put to higher and better use through recycling or composting. Most of this material is office paper, cardboard, non-recyclable paper, and food waste. (5)
This is just the beginning - there are many more ways you can make an impact!
Some resources for waste reduction (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) can be found below.