Check out these common home items that can be recycled.
In recent years, recycling has become commonplace. From plastic cartons to glass bottles to paper, these items are commonly recycled across the country. Recycling is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint. However, it’s not just glass, plastic, and paper that can be recycled. Check out these common household items that you can recycle.
You use batteries to power all sorts of electronics. From handheld video games and keyboards to smoke detectors and flashlight, when your batteries expire, it’s important to dispose of them properly. In fact, it’s illegal to throw batteries in the trash in several states across the country. Take the batteries to be recycled at a local battery collection site.
Technology is constantly changing and before you know it, your electronics are outdated. You buy new electronics, and you leave your old computers, cameras, TVs, and more sitting around. While you can’t throw your electronics into the recycling bin, cities often have an electronics collection site where the items are then recycled. Find your local drop site so that you can free up some space around the house and reduce the amount of waste that you produce.
When you’re finished with a good book, it’s best to pass on your books to a new owner. That way others can enjoy the story. However, sometimes books are so worn that they’re beyond use. Rather than tossing the books, you can recycle them! You can’t throw them into the recycling bin because the book spines aren’t recyclable. However, there are recycling locations that accept books. Collect books to recycle and make a trip to the drop site.