How to help solve this problem? People can follow the three R's: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. What do students think can be done to reduce waste? Organize students into small groups. With Crayola Erasable Colored Pencils on white paper, ask students to list items they believe families, and classmates can reuse or recycle, such as glass, paper, or plastic. Challenge students to investigate where the landfills and recycling plants are in your community. If possible, students may organize an interview with professionals that work landfills.