Pollution prevention is any practice that reduces, eliminates or prevents pollution at its source. Reducing the amount of pollution produced means less waste to control, dispose of or treat. Pollution prevention is a key to protecting public health and the environment.

Here are some simple pollution prevention habits that you can start during pollution prevention week and continue every day!

Protect the Environment as You Clean

Stop Buying Bottled Drinking Water

Make a commitment to drink tap water from a refillable bottle. You’ll save yourself money and keep throw-away plastic bottles out of landfills.