1. Stop annoying credit card offers - and save paper - for free at https://www.optoutprescreen.com/opt_form.cgi. (Concerned about providing personal information on this website like I was? Here's more information on the Federal Trade Commission Website.
2. Bring a mug to the coffee shop and reusable bags to the grocery store. If you're forgetful like me, I've started leaving a mug at my desk at work for the days when I jones mid-day, and keep a Chico Bag clipped to my keyring so I'm never without. (I've heard people claim that coffee tastes better in the disposable cups the store hands out. In that case, may I suggest that you keep empty cereal boxes at your desk and add scraps to your taste?)
3. Examine your recycling routine. Most of the waste we produce can be recycled in one form or another - are you tossing things in the trash that could actually be reused or recycled? If it looks like it should be recyclable but you're not sure what to do with certain items, try Earth911.com 's search engine. Enter the item in question, and the website will display results for local recycling programs or organizations in need of that particular good.
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