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The Four Basic Principles

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a capital green letter I with a yellow cats paw printndividual consumers can substantially reduce solid waste by following these basic principles:

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REDUCE the amount of trash discarded.
container full of trash REUSE containers and products.
red and green recycle logo RECYCLE - use recycled materials, and compost.
picture of a pencil RESPOND to the solid waste dilemma by reconsidering waste-producing activities and by expressing preferences for less waste.

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