We’ve managed to reduce our landfill contributions over the years by using a few simple tricks. We’ve even been able to eliminate our trash collection service and associated fees. So the result has been positive for both our budget as well as the environment.
There are many things that I no longer buy at the store. I’m typically able to make do (quite nicely, actually) with what I already have here at home. I’ve found it just took looking at things in a different way.
I make homemade seed tape quickly and easily using only a packet of seeds and common household items. Easy, fast and cheap! And it really speeds up garden planting too. Perfect seed spacing with no waste.