Reduce and Reuse helps to prevent waste in the first place.
Many people know the 3 Rs of the waste world, and even in this order: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.
Did you realize they are in that order for a reason? That “Reduce” and “Reuse” are on the top because they have more impact when you practice them? Recycling is important (and doing it right is the MOST important), but we need to start with Reduce and Reuse.