15 Nov '11, 3pm

Learn How To Set Up a Home Recycling Center with Your Kids

Learn How To Set Up a Home Recycling Center with Your Kids

If your garbage collection service offers curbside recycling, call them to determine what can be recycled. It’s not always as simple as glass, metal, plastic and paper. Even if glass is accepted, some colors may not be accepted in your area, or while plastic milk jugs may be okay, tetra packs may not be allowed in the recycling bin. You’ll also want to find out which numbered types of plastic can be recycled. Be sure to do all of your research before you rule out recycling a certain item. Just because something isn’t collected curbside, doesn’t mean it must go in the trash. For example, there may be a drop-off location in your town for batteries. Earth911′s Recycling Database is a good resource for finding local recycling and drop-off locations for all kinds of items. A call to your local city council can also provide information on local drop-off spots if curbside recycli...

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