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Switch To Reusable Produce Bags

A while ago you made the switch from one-time use plastic shopping bags to reusable tote bags. However you are still bringing home a lot of one-time use plastic bags that hold your fruits and vegetables. While many grocery stores have switched out their clear plastic produce bags for the green-...
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Recycling Dead Disposable Batteries

You are probably braking the law and what's scary about it is you may not know you are performing an illegal activity. Florida law prohibits the disposal of rechargeable batteries into the trash . While it's been known that liquid batteries, such as car and boat batteries, can be dangerous if...
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Recycle Used Contact Lenses With This Free Program

Monthly and daily wear contacts have made life easier for the estimated 45 million Americans who wear contact lenses . But what a lot more attention focused on microplastic pollution, it has left many contact wearers with a questions. What do you do with your old contact lenses. Believe it or not,...
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Recycle Your Old Mattress

When you think of items to recycle usually plastic bottles, aluminum cans and paper bag come to mind. An old mattress doesn't usually pop up on the recycle list but there is a lot of items that can be make from recycling it. From box springs to foam, mattresses contain valuable recyclable material...
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Finding Fashion That Will Last

There is nothing worse than pulling clothes out of the washing machine and finding your favorite pair of jeans have begun to fall apart! In a world of price vs quality, more and more fashion companies are trading quality in exchange for a lower cost for customers. But as you know, price doesn't...
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Keep Plastic Mail Envelopes Out Of Your Recycle Bin

Recycling is simple enough. Paper, glass, cans and plastic can all be recycled for another round of use. However those plastic mailers that are delivered to your mailbox or doorstep from Amazon should not be placed in the recycle bin. According to a recent report Amazon’s new, non-recyclable...
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What To Do With LEGOs After Your Kids Outgrow Them

LEGOs have been a childhood staple for decades. Colorful interlocking bricks pair perfectly with the imagination of a child making LEGO the world's most powerful brand, according to Brand Finance. But what happens when your kid grows up and loses interest, leaving you stuck with bins full of bricks...
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Not All Glass Is Recyclable

When it comes to items to recycle, paper, plastic, aluminum and glass come to mind. However not all glass is recyclable! A surprise to most that a broken drink glass or wine bottle would disqualify it from the recycling bin, but broken glass is not accepted for curbside recycling . While safety is...
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Why Aluminum And Metal Lids Are Not Getting Recycled

The good news is that more Americans are recycling! With municipalities making it easier than ever to recycle there is one item that turns out to be a problem in the recycling chain. In fact it's a hazard at recycling centers and their metal and aluminum lids. Many metal cans containing things like...
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Your Plastic Toothbrush Could Not Be Recycled Until Now

When your toothbrush has served you well, eventually it will become time to replace it and you toss the old one into the recycle bin. But the dirty, dark secret is even though you think your plastic toothbrush will be made into some other plastic item, it is a kind of plastic most recycling centers...
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