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GLASS

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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Its International plastic bag day! Do you have a plastic bag in your house stuffed full of other plastic bags from the grocery store? That’s okay! When you recycle them remember you can’t do so curbside. Plastic bags can be recycled at retail locations such as Meijer and Walmart.

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

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