Reusing is the best way to reduce waste. You might be familiar with Craigslist or Freecycle, online tools that allow you to exchange the goods you no longer need with someone who can utilize them. This exchange of goods for free is a way for items to be reused and diverted from the waste stream. Tufts has a university-wide goal to reduce waste by 3% each year, and freecycling is an important way to help reach it.
There are many ways to freecycle and reuse items here at Tufts: