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No excuses in 2011: Recycle right

December 28th, 2010

The best way to save on resources is to not use them in the first place, the second best way is to recycle.
Americans recycle more than 60 percent of the food cans they use; but only about 48 percent of the beverage cans and less than 30 percent of recyclable plastic bottles and milk jugs, according to the latest government statistics. We could do more.

One way to get a grip on household recycling is to mentally divide these tasks into daily (milk jugs, aluminum cans), medium-range (batteries, ink cartridges) and long-term (carpet, electronics) categories.

Daily Recycling

First, let’s deconstruct that horrendous daily stream of disposable packaging emanating from the kitchen. This is where the major churn of goods in your household occurs.

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