Less packaging could reduce what you buy – and immediately throw away – by about 10%. This means less waste in landfills, which release large amounts of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming.
- Buy in bulk.This will reduce the amount of packaging materials you consume.
- Avoid overly packaged items.
- Bring your own bag. Using your own bag instead of the plastic or paper ones given away by stores reduces waste.