How to reduce your garbage
Take a little test. Over the course of a week, before tossing out your garbage, take a closer look at how much trash your family produces. Put it all big bag and weigh it. You’ll likely be surprised just how much stuff you throw away. One study in the United States revealed that each citizen generated an average of 4.4 pounds (2 kg) of trash per day. How do you pare down your trash production? Reduce the amount of one-time-use items and reuse as many products as possible. Here’s how.