Live By the Three R's

When you toss out trash, you are really throwing away precious natural resources.

But when you recycle glass, paper, aluminum and plastic, you are helping to save space in landfills. You are also helping to prevent water pollution.

Pam, Lico, and their friends hope you will follow their example and spend just three minutes a day living by the three R's: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle.

With a little more effort, you can add two other R's to your life. Read on.

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Caretaker's Checklist

With a little time and effort, about 80 percent of household waste could be recycled. Yet the vast quantity of wood and paper currently tossed into landfills  could heat five million homes a year.