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GLADYS GLASS

Learn the rules for glass – they’re right here and quite clear.

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PAPER

PAPER MACKAY

The rules for paper are worth writing down (on paper you’ll want to keep).

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PLASTIC

NYLA P. LASTIC

You could rule the world of recycling plastic with these rules.

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CARDBOARD

CARLOS CARDBOARD

The rules to recycling cardboard are not really out-of-the-box thinking.

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METAL

PRECIOUS METALE

The rules for metal are pretty much the only rules I follow.

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OTHER

FRANK

The rules for the other category are right here and not like the others.

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Hello, summer! We’re soaking up the rays. Are you? If so, wear sunscreen! Most plastic sunscreen containers are recyclable if rinsed and emptied. For aerosol containers, check with your local recycling provider before adding them to your cart.

Did you know June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month? A great way to dispose of fruits or vegetables you didn’t eat is to compost them! Not sure how or what to use compost for? Watch the video below to learn more! http://ow.ly/iKc050JjVRN

Hiya, Michiganders! My name is Gladys. I’m here to spread awareness around glass recyclables. From jars and bottles to windows, I’ve got you covered! If you have any questions, check here: https://recyclingraccoons.org/recyling-rules/gladys-glass/

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