Remove your name from credit card mailing lists. By calling 888-5OPT OUT (888-567-8688), you can exclude your name from credit reporting agency lists for unsolicited credit and insurance offers.
You can also contact the companies that have sent you unwanted mail and tell them to remove your name from their mailing lists. Many of them have toll-free numbers.
Don’t sign up for information you do not really want.
Give preference to products packaged in containers that can be recycled.
Use china or reusable plates, cutlery, glasses, and coffee mugs, even at work.
Bring reusable bags whenever you shop. It takes months to hundreds of years for plastic bags to break down in a landfill. Many stores even offer a credit for each reusable bag you use.
Only print what you really need to and double-side as much as possible.
Start composting your food and yard waste. Organic waste recycling helps divert waste from landfill sites and incinerators and creates a nutrient-rich end product that replenishes tired soils.