Recycling Habits: Learn how to start, maintain, or improve your recycling habit so that you - or your fellow community members - recycle more and recycle better.
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♻️ YOUR RECYCLING HABIT: CURBSIDE PICK-UP FOR THE WIN! ♻️
Do you have curbside trash pick-up? Well, you may also have curbside recycling pick-up!
Perhaps your town offers single stream recycling where all of your recycling can be placed in the same bin and put out to the curb on the same day as your regular trash. Then it's as easy as requesting a recycling bin from your town offices or website.
However, if you use a third-party trash pick-up in aRead more
♻️ YOUR RECYCLING HABIT: ALWAYS TAKE THE RECYCLING WAY ♻️
If you bring your trash to a transfer station, you probably also have recycling at that same location. For some transfer stations or recycling facilities, you can take one route around the recycling - completely bypassing the recycling bays or hoppers/bins - or you can take a route that passes right by the recycling stations.
TAKE THE RECYCLING ROUTE!
Even if you didn't bring anyRead more
♻️ YOUR RECYCLING HABIT: TAKE IT TO THE NEXT LEVEL BY RECYCLING MORE ♻️
♻️ YOUR RECYCLING HABIT: CHECK YOURSELF ♻️
You are now more than 2 months into your Recycling Habit and we hope it's going well!
✅ You're recycling at least two types of recyclables
✅ You're driving through the recycling line at the transfer station each week
✅ You're pausing before you toss something to ask yourself if it should be recycled instead.
BUT you also need to CHECK YOURSELF so you aren't tossing something in the recycling bin thatRead more
♻️ YOUR RECYCLING HABIT: TIME TO ADD PLASTICS!! ♻️
For two months you've worked on your recycling habit when it comes to cardboard, paper, glass, and aluminum cans. Today is the day you've been waiting for - it's time to ADD PLASTIC RECYCLING!
Plastic recycling can be a bit more confusing simply because there are so many different kinds and not all recycling centers or transfer stations take the same kinds. You may remember we talked about the "chasingRead more