For many people, recycling their paper, cardboard, plastic, metal, glass and cardboard in the recycle bin is the end of the story. But what if you discovered that most recycling is extremely expensive, resource intensive and should always be the second last resort to landfill?The other alternatives to recycling are to rethink, repurpose, refuse, reuse and reduce. What if you simply didn't produce so much recyclable stuff in the first place? Here are ten tips to set you on your way to reducing your recycle bin substantially. And best of all, they are so easy, you probably won't even notice the change.
The key thing to remember about changing habits it to treat any change like getting fit. Don't try and do every thing at once. Take one thing. Change that and move on to the next.Image: Nailia Schwarz/Shutterstock