We all know we should do it. But sometimes the convenience of tossing a bottle into a nearby trash can beats out that little voice in our head asking us to “recycle, reduce, reuse.” As we begin our July Challenge to waste less, we’re looking for ways to make the three R’s easier to follow.
Reducing the waste we create often falls to the bottom of our list of priorities, and that’s understandable. Let’s find a way to remind our community why it matters and what they can do to be part of the solution.
Tell us how you think we can encourage those around us to adopt better recycling habits. Will you post a list of recyclables next to the blue bin so people know what they can put in it? Hum the Recycle Rex song until it gets stuck in your friends’ heads? Plaster Chris Jordan’s photography from the Pacific Garbage Patch all over your office? Create a data visualization or video that blows up online? Get creative and the GOOD community just might adopt your plan.
Send us your plan as a photo, a video, an audio file, or a pdf by Tuesday, July 19 by submitting here. The winning entrant will be announced on GOOD.is, receive a GOOD T-shirt, and get a year’s subscription to GOOD Magazine to keep or send to a friend.