• Shower together to save water
  • Recycle those worn-out sneakers
  • Although the record companies don't like to hear it, downloading music off theInternet instead of buying the CD can save precious landfill space.

  • A number of large supermarkets have bins to recycle plastic shopping bags, drycleaning bags and packaging.
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  • The Houston Arboretum has a place to recycle all plastic flower pots and trays.Drive in at any time and toss your garden leftovers into the bin in thenortheast corner of the parking lot.
  • Plastic bottles make up about 11 percent of the contents of landfills.
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