Reducing waste is a direct action that positively impacts our social and environmental community. Whether it be surplus food, food scraps, yard debris or recyclable materials WSU Extension offers many opportunities to take action in reducing waste.
Did you Know?
The average Clallam County resident disposes of nearly 4 lbs. of waste every day, or 1,460 lbs. per year! Much of this waste is a potential resource with beneficial uses. The Washington State Department of Ecology notes waste reduction to be “the most environmentally significant and cost-effective impact on waste generation”; it’s an important strategy in saving natural resources, energy, disposal space and reduces pollution risks and costs.
Visit our Program Pages
Visit our program pages to see how you can reduce the amount of waste your home or business generates and keep these “resources” in the County?