Here are 10 ways in which you can reduce the waste production at your home!

The thought of reducing waste can be overwhelming. However, a great place to begin this endeavour could be the comfort of your own home. Here are some tips for you to minimise waste.

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Avoid overstuffing your refrigerator with packaged foods.

Only cook what you will consume. Moreover, cooked food if left unconsumed can turn into a breeding ground for pests.

Try reusing the excess and unused items instead of throwing them away.

Leftover veggies, tea and coffee can make a good compost for the plants.

Ditch plastic as much as possible. Carry a cloth bag while shopping items in the market.

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Reuse old newspaper and used paper instead of putting them in trash.

Make it a point to purchase and use products that can be washed and reused instead of disposing them after the first use.

Adopt the practice of making dairy products, such as curd, buttermilk and ghee instead of buying them.

It is recommended to buy organic materials for consumption.

Invest in equipment that helps reduce waste.

The most effective way to reduce waste is to not create it in the first place.

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