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In the Community

EPA is challenging everyone—from citizens to community leaders—to do their part to conserve resources. These pages help identify opportunities to get involved in your community, where you can play a significant role in material management and waste reduction.

Volunteering

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Quick Tips:

  • Find out how to volunteer by reading case studies of other people's projects.
  • Promote the 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) in your community by organizing community outreach activities and events, promoting sustainable community practices, and sharing knowledge and information on solid waste management.

Setting up Programs

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Quick Tips:

    To set up a program, you should do the following:

  • Know your community
  • Name a leader and build an action team
  • Establish working committees
  • Develop an action plan
  • Identify and secure partners
  • Implement your plan
  • Evaluate results


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