Recycling is a great way to green and pay tribute to Mother Nature. With pollution and industrial waste on the rise, recycling materials can actually help make our world a much cleaner place to live in. We’ve all heard about recycling old newspaper and cardboard boxes but recycling can extend to more than just that. In fact, you might now know this but most of the common household items around your house have the potential to be recycled.
If you want to save the environment, hire a professional dumpster rental that makes recycling a priority when you plan to dump your house waste in some mega project. Here are some common household items that you didn’t know you could safely recycle:
If you have expired medication or unused medicines around your house, don’t be so quick to flush them through the toilet or dump them in your municipal trash can. Many companies actually take their products back and recycle the components to make newer drugs safely.
E-waste like old desktop computers, monitors, LCDs, broken laptops and even cellphones might seem too far gone and not capable of reusing but these items can actually be recycled as well. Head over to a nearby recycling center to properly dispose of your old gadgets and E-waster. Or just dump it in a recycling-friendly dumpster rental and the company will do the job for you!
#3: Ziplock Bags
Ziplock bags are a pretty useful invention but they can’t be thrown in the bin just like that. These bags are made of plastic that could hurt the environment if dumped through a landfill. Recycling centers melt down these bags and reuse the material to recycle it so it’s not all bad news.
#4: Mattress and Carpet
Mattress and carpets don’t last a long time and if you’re thinking of disposing them, then a recycling-friendly dumpster rental is your best option.
Other household items that can be recycled and accepted by recycling centers include old CDs, DVDs, lights, electrical appliances and even hardy materials like concrete.
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