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Becoming a Recycling Pro: Step 1 20

Just starting to recycle? No problem! We’ve got a few tips to help you on your way.

If the
members who
each recycle one pound of recyclable goods instead of sending it to the landfill
Complete this slideshow to find out what the impact would be.
Becoming a Recycling Pro: Step 1
New to recycling? We’d all love to help! Let the Recyclebank community know if you have any questions in the comment section below.
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  • Terri T. 1 year ago
    I am calling the City I lie in and find out if there is a recycling center close by. Thanks for the information on the importance of recycling.
  • Frank S. 1 year ago
    Do recycling centers actually generate a profit?
  • Jackie A. 1 year ago
    My city, Hollywood, FL, has a great recycling program. They give residents a magnet with a map of the city, color-coded that shows when their pick-up days are. Example, my blue recycable bin goes out on Mondays with paper, glass AND plastics. The magnet & city website describes what's allowed (like no pizza boxes). Then on Thursdays, you can put the blue bin out with lawn cuttings, small co-mingle appliances or items (pillow/hand-mixers etc). Also on Thursdays you can put out a stove, or couch for a co-mingle pick up; but there is a cubic foot maximum, and can only e put out the night before. We have alot of alley-ways in our city which helps, and being in SouthEast Florida this works year round.
  • Michell V. 1 year ago
    There's a charger that CAN recharge alkaline batteries if there's still a tiny amount of juice in them. It takes a while, though, because it has to operate at such a low wattage.
  • Diego Y. 2 years ago
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