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Waste Reduction Resources

Also see the waste reduction toolkit in the King County Green Schools Program Web site.

Food and lunch waste reduction

Waste Free Lunches

www.wastefreelunches.org/ (external)
Information about reducing lunch waste at school

General information and tips

King County Solid Waste Division: What do I do with? site

http://your.kingcounty.gov/solidwaste/wdidw/index.asp
Use this site to find reuse and recycling options for a variety of products and materials

King County Solid Waste Division: Zero Waste

http://your.kingcounty.gov/solidwaste/garbage-recycling/zero-waste.asp
Discussion of the zero waste of resources concept

Recycling Council of Ontario

www.p2pays.org/ref/20/19856.htm (external)
Tips on waste reduction for schools

Junk mail reduction

New American Dream

www.newdream.org/junkmail (external)
Learn how to reduce unwanted mail

Waste reduction calculators

King County Solid Waste Division: Eco-Consumer Waste Calculator

http://your.kingcounty.gov/solidwaste/ecoconsumer/calculator.asp

Northeast Recycling Council: Environmental Benefits Calculator

www.nerc.org/documents/environmental_benefits_calculator.html (external)

US EPA: Durable Goods Calculator

www.epa.gov/climatechange/wycd/waste/calculators/DGC_home.html (external)

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Updated: Sep. 25, 2012


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