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Produce less waste by practising the 3 Rs.
The Three Rs
"3R" is a very famous term used to describe the three ways one can help produce less waste, and is often symbolized by three arrows, arranged in a triangle.
It simply means throwing away less. This involves the purchasing of long-lasting goods that come in minimal packaging. Since reduction prevents the production of waste in the first place, it is the most preferable method of waste management in the long term.
Waste can also be reduced by reusing old items. This includes repairing them, donating them to charity groups or using them in a different way. For example, most electrical products can be repaired by replacing the necessary parts, old clothes and toys can be donated to the orphans and the less fortunate, and old bottles can be used as home-made plant pots.
Recycling can be considered a breakthrough in waste reduction strategy. It turns materials, that would otherwise become waste, into valuable materials. By recycling, we can conserve resources for our children's future and reduce the need for new landfills and incinerators.
The recycling process involves the collection of recyclable materials, sorting and processing them into raw materials and manufacturing them into new products.
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