Learning the below 6 Green Cycles can help you to create less waste, save you money and help you to have a more beautiful and healthy environment. These cycles are great to teach children as well. They make great family and school projects because they can be implemented at home, school, office or wherever you may find yourself. Each of the Green Cycles has a different specific function, but they all help to improve the planet in their own way.
Thinking ahead before you buy. This can reduce the buildup of waste, items to landfills and even can save you money. Examples are buying in bulk, avoiding buying disposable items and using reusable bags, not plastic. A great habit to get into.
See the full review, "Precycling is Thinking-Before-You-Buy to avoid waste later".
Creating useful items from recycled materials. This results in less waste and even can save money through reusing and not having to buy again. Examples are reusable bags made from old plastic bags, recycled plastic bottles or t-shirts and purses made from used seat belts.
See the full review, "Upcycling Turns Trash into Something Useful".
Reusing or recycling of a product for an alternative lesser-quality purpose to keep it out of landfills or elsewhere. Examples are recycling plastics turns it into lesser quality plastic, using rag towels for other cleaning purposes and finding alternate purposes for obsolete technology.
See the full review, "Downcycling Gives Trash Another Chance at Life".
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