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Waste Prevention Tips

Love Food?
Stop food waste before it begins with these tips for using the food you have, shopping wisely, and keeping food fresh longer.
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Food Donation & Recovery
Donating wholesome food for human consumption diverts food waste from landfills and puts food on the table for families in need. Find organizations that accept food donations from DC residents and businesses in your area.
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Go Paperless - Stop Junk Mail
Prevent junk mail from arriving at your door! Here are some resources to help prevent waste from unwanted solicitations.
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Learn how to Grasscycle
"Grasscycling" is the simple act of leaving your grass clippings on the lawn after you have mowed which will result in a healthier looking lawn and save you time and money.
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