How to Reuse and Recycle Construction Materials

When we talk about recycling, most of us think about putting our plastic containers and aluminum cans in the blue bin. But have you ever thought about recycling building materials in your home? If you’re in the market for a major renovation or construction project,

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Textile recycling: 3 reuse options for fashion and fabrics

Clothing donations have long been a key part of our spring cleaning ritual, but textile recycling as a movement is just starting to take hold. Average joes to fashionistas and even the fashion industry at large are jumping on board with companies offering coupons for clothing trade-ins

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5 sustainable disposal options

Whether you’re spring cleaning, looking to downsize, or just want to get rid of the clutter in your home, chances are you’ve got a pile of things you no longer want. Sure, you’ve recycled what you could and thrown out anything that was clearly unsalvageable,

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Should you rinse your recyclables?

To rinse, or not to rinse your recyclables. That is the question. And if you do need to rinse, what about “sticky” stuff like yogurt that clings to the sides of the container? You may have pondered these questions as you hovered indecisively over your

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All you need to know about plastic bag recycling

If you know your recycling, you probably already know that most communities don’t accept plastic bags in their curbside bins. And if you recycle like a pro, you may know that plastic bag recycling is a thing you can do at most local grocery stores,

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How bad are greasy pizza boxes for recycling?

When it comes to recycling, greasy pizza boxes are bad. Seriously bad. To understand why, let’s take a look at how paper and cardboard recycling works. The heat processes required for glass, metal or plastic recycling can burn off small amounts of food residue. So

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