5 steps to a cleaner Pacific (2005 Pacific Year of Action Against Waste)
SPREP Publications, Waste Management and Pollution Control
Avoid products that you only use once and then throw away.Reduce the amount of waste you generate. Most plastics take years to break down. Reuse paper and plastic containers.Use cloth bags or baskets instead of plastic bags. Recycle bottles, cans and paper where you Compost your organic waste.In most Pacific countries, more than 50% of the waste thrown away is organic.Return green waste to your garden to make good fertiliser for your plants and food.