It’s winter and the organic waste collection truck has just passed. With your coat and boots on, you go out to the curb to bring in the brown bin. You dust off the snow from the top and pull a bit harder on the handles......
What Is “Source Reduction”?
Nip waste in the bud!
Source reduction – eliminating waste before it is even created – is the first and most important of the three Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle). The logic is quite simple: consume less and produce less waste to curb the economic, social and environmental impacts of landfill sites and incinerators.
Source : Recyc-Québec