3 R's (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle)



The Story of Stuff

Reduce Waste and Save Money at Home

US Insurance Agents

31 Ways to Ditch Plastic


US Environmental Protection Agency

NYS Department of Environment and Conservation


Finger Lakes Reuse

Wheels for Wishes 

World Crutches Donation Locations



The Electronics Recyclers - Rochester based company

National Recycling Coalition

Recycled Paper’s Climate Impact 100 Times Lower than Virgin Paper, Environmental Leader

Recycling Appliances & Electronics, ImproveNet

What Can Be Recycled? A list of 200+ Items, Personal Creations

Mattress Disposal and Recycling

The Recycling Partnership

Film Plastic Recycling

Resource Recycling

Everything Else:


US EPA Advancing Sustainable Materials Management Facts and Figures

US EPA MSW Infographic


Technical Assistance (NY Empire State Development)

The Full Breakdown on Green Mattresses

A Financing Guide for Recycling Businesses: Investment Forums, Meetings & Networks (NRC)

Food Waste Reduction

Would You Leave a Six-Figure Job to Feed the Homeless? This 24-year-old did. -Readers Digest

Rethinking Food Waste - Athena Lee Bradley, NERC

Cutting food waste by a quarter would mean enough for everyone, says UN - The Guardian

Produced but never eaten: a visual guide to food waste - The Guardian

Why does almost half of America's food go to waste? - PBS News Hour (Video)

A Second Life for Meat Scraps & Used Cooking Oil

Kitchen Composting 101

Good Samaritan Act Provides Liability Protection for Food Donations


Cornell Waste Management Institute

US Composting Council

NYSAR3 Organics Council

Sustainable Materials Management

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

US Environmental Protection Agency

New York Product Stewardship Council

Zero Waste

US Zero Waste Business Council

Zero Waste Alliance