Five R’s of Responsible Waste Management - REDUCE, REPAIR, REUSE, RECYCLE, AND ROT.

If you commit to these five actions, there is little that must be thrown away. Choosing to follow the Five R’s ensures that resources are saved and/or reused, and the volume of waste is reduced. By keeping these actions in mind when purchasing, using, and disposing of materials, you will have done more than your share to keep our county clean and beautiful.

  • REDUCE the amount of trash you create
  • REPAIR items if possible
  • REUSE items a couple of times if possible
  • RECYCLE everything you can
  • ROT organic materials