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GreenTip: Lower waste from school lunches

Now that kids are headed back to school, consider packing lunches with reusable materials.

Try using a cloth bag or lunchbox instead of a paper bag and opt for reusable containers for sandwiches and snacks instead of disposable ones.

Eliminating daily lunch trash could lead your child to save more than 60 pounds of garbage in a year.Source: earth911.com.

Learn about the Herald’s green efforts on the Get Green blog at www.tricityherald.com.

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