Find out how to cut costs and waste with bulk purchasing.
Packaging makes up nearly one-fifth of municipal waste in Oregon. Much of this material is not recyclable. Even if it can be recycled, it requires a lot of materials, energy, and other resources to produce. And that translates to higher costs for consumers.
The bottom line:
Cuts in packaging mean cuts in our environmental impact and household costs! Buying in bulk is a key way to do this.
Download the attached handout for more information.
Recycling Block Captains distribute handouts to neighbors about recycling, composting and waste prevention. Previous handouts are available online.