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Also see the waste reduction toolkit in the King County Green Schools Program Web site.

Food and lunch waste reduction

Waste Free Lunches

www.wastefreelunches.org/ external link
Information about reducing lunch waste at school

General information and tips

King County Solid Waste Division: What do I do with…? website

http://kingcounty.gov/depts/dnrp/solid-waste/wdidw.aspx
Use this site to find reuse and recycling options for a variety of products and materials

King County Solid Waste Division: Zero Waste

http://kingcounty.gov/depts/dnrp/solid-waste/garbage-recycling/zero-waste.aspx
Discussion of the zero waste of resources concept

Recycling Council of Ontario

www.p2pays.org/ref/20/19856.htm external link
Tips on waste reduction for schools

Junk mail reduction

New American Dream

www.newdream.org/junkmail external link
Learn how to reduce unwanted mail

Waste reduction calculators

King County Solid Waste Division: Eco-Consumer Waste Calculator

http://kingcounty.gov/depts/dnrp/solid-waste/ecoconsumer/calculator.aspx

Northeast Recycling Council: Environmental Benefits Calculator

www.nerc.org/documents/environmental_benefits_calculator.html external link

US EPA: Durable Goods Calculator

www.epa.gov/climatechange/wycd/waste/calculators/DGC_home.html external link

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