To avoid waste:
- buy products with less packaging
- compost your food scraps and green waste
- buy products made from recycled materials
- buy second hand
- choose products that come in recyclable packaging
- take reusable bags when you go shopping
- buy products that save energy and water
- buy in bulk, and
- refill and reuse containers.
For more advice on how to avoid waste see Zero Waste for a Week Challenge.