> United States Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Resource Conservation & Recovery
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United States Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Resource Conservation & Recovery
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency publishes a Consumer Handbook for Reducing Solid Waste that offers tips on reducing solid waste based on the following four principles:
REDUCE the amount of trash discarded.
REUSE containers and products.
RECYCLE materials, use recycled materials, and purchase products containing recycled-content.
RESPOND to the solid waste problem by avoiding generating activities and expressing preferences for less waste.