Learning and understanding these seven plastic recycling codes makes it easier to know which products are safe to recycle and which ones are not. It’s not as self-explanatory as the little green arrows might make it seem. Brush up on your plastic recycling codes:
When you’re making plans for home improvement, remodeling, and renovation projects, make sure you include measures to reduce waste and dispose of your leftover materials responsibly
Used batteries like everyday alkalines, batteries that run mobile phones and the kind that get your vehicle started every morning can be hazardous to people and the environment, so it’s important to dispose of them properly. Recycling is the responsible choice, and in some places it’s the law.
Spring cleaning is a great opportunity to make some decisions about your stuff. The sustainability movement is inspiring people to take a closer look at their use & disposal habits and find both creative and practical ways to extend the life of their belongings.
Can you plug it in? Does it run on batteries? Does it use a charger? Answer “yes” to any of these questions for household electronics and you’ve got something recyclable on your hands. It’s important to recycle these appliances, devices and tools.