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Waste Less Trash: Top 7 Ways To Cut Down (PHOTOS)

First Posted: 02/11/2012 8:12 pm   Updated: 02/11/2012 8:13 pm

From Terri Bennett, Founder of DoYourPart.com:

It’s February and all month long, Do Your Part is challenging you to reduce the amount of garbage you generate.

There are things we toss away everyday that make up the bulk of our trash and they don’t even belong in our garbage bins.

Here are Terri Bennett's Top 7 Ways to Be Less Trashy so you can get started today.

Recycle That Paperboard!
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Paperboard one of the biggest problems when it comes to our landfills. It's the thin cardboard packaging that holds so many of the items we buy - think cereal boxes, packaging for toys, and even tissue boxes. Nearly all curbside recycling programs accept paperboard. There is one major exception. Paperboard with food waste (think pizza boxes!) usually aren't.
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