Below are things to know when preparing your things for recycling. Your local recycler will thank you.
- checking to see what is able to be collected at curbside in your area; for most areas that means plastic items with Plastic Identification Codes of #1 and #2. For more info: Plastic Identification Codes
- sorting your plastic carefully; including removing caps from bottles (most caps cannot be recycled)
- attached labels are acceptable
- rinsing, cleaning and flattening plastic before it goes going curbside
So what can be usually recycled at curbside? Below is from http://www.recycleright.org:
Help to close the loop – buy products with recycled materials in them. Remember to reduce, reuse and recycle. For more information:
For more information: The Green Cycles: The green cycles: recycling, precycling, freecycling, upcycling, downcycling and e-cycling