Recycling materials saves energy over making products with virgin materials.
Saving energy by recycling helps reduce greenhouse gases.
Plastics can leach toxic chemicals into the environment when improperly disposed of.
Recycling plastic can give it new life, but often plastics are downcycled into less valuable and less recyclable products. Reducing your use of plastics is even better!
What does the mission-driven brand BlueAvocado sell?
BlueAvocado food-storage products promote reuse by providing alternatives to throw-away, single-use plastic.
Which of these CANNOT be recycled curbside?
Cooking pots are considered scrap metal, and toasters are considered e-waste.
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