Pledge to

Become a Zero Hero.

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How to do this

Complete these steps by July 16

  1. 1

    Keep waste-saving tools handy: food and beverage containers, shopping bags, cutlery, cloth napkins and handkerchiefs.

  2. 2

    Practice the 5Rs: Refuse what you do not need. Reduce what you do
    need. Reuse what you consume. Recycle what you cannot refuse, reduce or reuse. Rot (compost) the rest.

  3. 3

This pledge closed over 2 years ago

How this will help

In 2012, the U.S. generated 250.9 million tons of trash, nearly three times as much waste as in 1960, says the EPA.

All that waste has to go somewhere. For years, it's gone into dumps, or in...

In 2012, the U.S. generated 250.9 million tons of trash, nearly three times as much waste as in 1960, says the EPA.

All that waste has to go somewhere. For years, it's gone into dumps, or in today's lingo, landfills. But as landfills fill up, we've got to find new ways to deal with our waste.

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