General tips to cut down on waste, and reuse energy. All geared toward helping our environment, and saving you money.
What can you do?
- Recycle newspapers, cans, and bottles.
- Choose products made with recycled content. Look for the chasing arrows symbol.
- Fix those leaky faucets.
- Start a compost in your back yard or on your rooftop.
- Pay your bills online to reduce paper.
- Lower your thermostat. Buy a programmable thermostat.
- Reuse your water bottle. Avoid buying bottled water. In fact, reuse everything at least once, especially plastics
- Buy foods locally. Buy locally made products and locally produced services.
- Buy compact fluorescent light bulbs. You'll find more on energy-efficient products and practices at Energy Star.
- Place dishes in the dishwasher without first rinsing them with water.
- Car pool. Connect with other commuters at eRideShare.
- Ride a bike.
- Buy products that use recyclable materials whenever possible.
- Consider organic cleaning products like vinegar, borax, and baking soda.
- Bring your own bags to the grocery store. Given a choice between plastic and paper, opt for paper.
- Get off junk mail lists. GreenDimes can get you started. They’ll even plant a tree for you!
Recyling available at the following locations:
Tipton County Land Fill - plastic, newspaper, motor oil, aluminum cans, anti-freeze
9051 Highway 51
Worley Brothers - scrap iron and metal
14895 Highway 51
Town of Atoka - newspaper, paper, cardboard
334 Atoka Avenue
City of Munford - newspaper, paper, cardboard
1397 Munford Avenue