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the scourge of plastic bottles

No Recycling in the Garbage

I pledge not to throw any recyclable or redeemable items in the garbage whether at home, at work ...
garbage disposal

Remove Your Garbage Disposal

I pledge to remove my in-sink garbage disposal because food scraps should never go down the drain. I ...
zero waste events

Plan Zero Waste Events

I pledge to plan zero waste events that rely on washing and reusing everything, composting food waste, and ...
beer bottles

Redeem Deposit Containers

I pledge to redeem all deposit bottles and cans I buy, or otherwise use, at redemption centers to ...
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Recycle Mattresses

I will recycle my mattresses at a participating collection site or recycling facility where they will be recycled ...
reuse aluminum foil

Reuse Aluminum Foil

I pledge to reuse aluminum foil by washing it - soaking if necessary to soften baked-on food - ...
beeswax food wrap

No Plastic Food Wrap

I pledge to not buy plastic food wrap since it's not recyclable and is made from petroleum, which ...
paper receipts

No Paper Receipts

I will opt out of paper receipts whenever possible including those from the drug store, supermarket, bank, dry ...
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Be a Conscious Consumer

I pledge to buy used, repair, swap, borrow and become a thrifter before buying anything new. I will ...
reusable produce bag

No Single-Use Produce Bags

I pledge to not use or accept any single-use produce bags even if they're labeled compostable or biodegradable. ...
used sneakers

Recycle All Used Textiles

I pledge to not throw used textiles in the garbage because they have value in the circular economy ...
reusable fabric gift wrap

No Single-Use Gift Wrap

I pledge to not use paper or other single-use gift wrap. Instead I will use reusable fabric gift ...
food scraps

Compost All Food Waste

I pledge to be a zero food waste household by composting all of my food waste. Typically home ...
reusable dry cleaning bag

No Plastic Dry Cleaning Bags

I pledge to not accept any plastic dry cleaning bags. Instead I will participate in my dry cleaner's ...
single-use coffee cup

No Single-Use Coffee Cups

I pledge not to accept, buy or distribute single-use coffee cups. Instead I will carry my own reusable ...
reusable cutlery

Carry Your Own Cutlery

I will not purchase, accept or distribute plastic or other single-use cutlery. Instead I will carry my own ...
single serve packaged snack

No Single Serve Packaged Food

I pledge to not buy any single serve or travel size packaged food products unless it's an emergency ...
styrofoam container

No Styrofoam

I pledge to not buy any food and beverages packaged or served in styrofoam containers (expanded polystrene foam). ...
no plastic straws

No Plastic Straws

I pledge to not accept, buy or distribute single-use or heavy-weight reusable plastic straws. I pledge to use ...
plastic-bottle

No Plastic Bottled Water

I pledge to not accept, buy or give out plastic bottled water unless it's an emergency. I will ...