City of Lynwood Public Works Department Presents 10 ways to reduce waste Make a difference with great tips to reducs your waste The best way to reduce the environmental impacts of waste is to prevent it in the first place. Here are simple ways you can reduce waste at home: Use a reusable bottle or mug for your beverages Re-use shopping bags For minimal packaging buy in bulk Try to repair before replacing Stop using plastic straws, Use rechargeable batteries even in restaurants Compost your kitchen scraps Buy second-hand or sell/ give away things you don’t need Plan and prep your meals Learn to love your leftovers For more information contact the Public Works Department at (310) 603-0220, Ext. 827 or Email: