Diverting waste starts at home. With a little effort, we can all take small steps to change our habits and reduce the amount of waste that ends up in our landfills.  This means taking a closer look at new habits to help us reduce, reuse and recycle our waste within the household.  Below, you will find a few resources to help you get started.

  • Each person in Newfoundland and Labrador generates 2 kg (4.5 lbs.) of waste per day.
  • 30% of this waste is made up of organic material, much of which can be composted.

Get started in your household!