The big football game is coming, and excitement is building! But the big game, and the parties that accompany it, generate a lot of trash. Let’s reduce waste by kicking game day party trash to the curb. Here’s how you can be prepared to tackle waste and recycle right during football’s main event.Read more
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How Clean Is Clean? What it Really Means to Be Empty, Clean and Dry
Not all things are suitable for curbside recycling. In Cuyahoga County, only five items belong: Cans, cartons, glass bottles and jars, paper and boxes plus plastic bottles and jugs. And there are best practices to recycling right. One best practice is to make sure that your curbside recyclables are empty, clean and dry.Read more
Ho-Ho-Holiday Packaging… Can It Be Recycled?
You’re probably doing a lot of online holiday shopping this year. The many deliveries are creating lots of packaging in your home. So, what to do with all those boxes and envelopes? Packaging materials are incredibly diverse. Can the holiday packaging be recycled? Consider which items can be recycled at home or at a drop-off, reused or placed in the trash.
Before recycling or throwing these items away, consider trying to reuse them.Read more
Why You Shouldn’t Pay Attention to the Number on Plastic Packaging
Resin codes identify the chemicals used to make plastic packaging. Developed by the plastics industry, they were never intended to be a consumer communications or education tool.Read more
Holiday Recycling Best Practices
Americans generate 25 percent more garbage betweenThanksgiving and New Year’s Day than at any other time of year. Cardboard containers, paperboard boxes, wrapping paper, metal tins and Styrofoam™ packing materials all are part of the holiday recycling conundrum. Make sure you know which items are naughty and which are nice when it comes to making your home green for the holidays.Read more