How to Repair, Reuse, and Recycle Old Electronics [Avoid Holiday E-Waste]

Nowadays, you should recycle old electronics as part of your yearly holiday traditions. It’s great to have the newest version of your device, but what do you do with the outdated one? This issue has led to a dramatic build-up of e-waste and an upsurge

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Recycling Aerosol Cans

There is a safe way to dispose of aerosol cans for metal recycling through recycling or household hazardous waste programs where available. Have you ever wondered what to do with spray cans after they’re done? It can be confusing how to dispose of spray paint

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10 Ways to Avoid Recycling Contamination at Home [+Tips]

Recycling contamination has become a big problem over the past few years. After policy changes and procedural changes, it is no longer ok to throw anything you think can be recycled in the bin. This is what leads to contamination of recyclables. It’s becoming more

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How to Dispose of Lithium-Ion Batteries (And Help Prevent Fires)

There are so many products that use lithium-ion on batteries on the market today: vape pens, phones, laptops, power tools, and much more. Are there any battery recycling programs? Are batteries hazardous waste? Is it ok to throw batteries in the garbage? As a consumer,

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Are You a Real Steward of the Planet? Assess Yourself Now

It’s time to take stock of where you are in your sustainable living journey, and see if your home is as green as it could be.

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Post-Valentine’s Day E-Waste: How to recycle and dispose of tech gifts and items

We’ve already looked at how to dispose of common Valentine’s Day items like cards, chocolate wrappers, and flowers. There’s so much more you may find yourself having to toss out after a day full of love (either as a couple, with friends, or yourself). In

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