Resources for Recycling at Home and Beyond

EarthEasy – Recycling Basics for the Home

Readers who click on this link are taken to the EarthEasy website where they can read about the basics of recycling different types of materials and items. Each item or material is listed with recycling instructions in separate categories. Some information about recycling bins for home use is also included on this page.

Waste Prevention and Recycling at Home – Recycle

This link opens up a page on the CalRecycle website. The information on this section of the page discusses how people can set up their household so that it is easy to recycle.

How to Recycle Your Old Technology

This is a Fox News article that explains how people should recycle their home electronics such as cell phones and hard drives. The article includes links to recycling resources.

NYC Recycles – Helpful Tips

Click on this link for tips on how to recycle items that have been used in the home. The article is divided into categories according to material. For example, readers will find that there is a tip section for glass, metal, and plastic, and another section on tips for recycling paper.

How Can I Recycle Water?

This link takes the reader to information on the National Geographic website about recycling water. Readers are given recycling ideas on how water can be recycled for using on plants, etc. Simple water recycling and grey water recycling are two of the ideas that are discussed.

Columbia University – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

This link opens up to the Green Tips page on the Columbia University Environmental Health and Safety website. The section entitles “Saving Around the Home” provides recycling tips for everyday household items. The tips are listed by bullet points.

Start Recycling at Home in Four Easy Steps

This is a RecycleNow article that lists four steps that people can take to start recycling at home. The steps are numbered and easy to follow.

Recycling at Home – Remember to Recycle

This page reviews what items should be recycled. It also illustrates what the recycle bins for home use look like and the colors that represent recycling in Palm Beach County.

Making Recycling Work at Home

Read this article on the Earth911 website for advice on how to start recycling. The article begins by advising the reader to conduct research for local recycling guidelines. Readers are also instructed to organize their efforts and go beyond basic recycling.

Do Your Research – Recycle at Home

This is a PDF document that explains why people should recycle, how recycling works, and the best way to prepare recyclables. A guide of recycling do’s and don’ts is also listed on the page.

How to Recycle at Home – How to Prepare Recycling at Home

Learn how to properly prepare recyclables for collection by reading this article. Information on this page also includes what items to recycle and what items to avoid. Drop-off locations are also discussed.

What You Can Do at Home to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle

This is a ThinkQuest article that lays out the basic of recycling. It also makes suggestions on ways that garbage may be reused or recycled at home.

What Can I Recycle At Home

This page discusses what items can be recycled. For each category there are items that can be recycled and items of that kind that cannot be recycled.

Seven Ideas for Recycling Your Clutter

Click on this link for recycling ideas for items found in the home such as athletic shoes, books, eyeglasses, and furniture.

How to Recycle Anything

Clicking on this link opens a page on the Real Simple website. The page explains how to recycle items from A to Z.

How to Recycle: Beginning Recycling at Home

Click on this link for a PDF document on how to start recycling at home. The document instructs readers on how to set-up recycling in the home. Readers are also instructed on how to recycle gas, glass, and paper products.

Go Green Your at Home Recycling Plan

This Disney website for the family gives advice on how to start recycling, composting, and making smart choices when buying items. Readers are also told how to truncate their trash.

The Recycling Bin: What Goes In, What Stays Out

Clicking on this link will take readers to information that will help them understand what items should be put in their homes recycle bins and what items should not. A chart on the page explains what items should not go in the bin, why, and what should be done with them.

Setting up a Recycling Program at Home

This link is helpful for the reader who wants to know how to recycle at home. Information includes selecting recycling bins for home use, choosing a storage location, knowing where to return recyclables, and more.

University of Arkansas at Little Rock – Recycling Tips for the Home

This page gives the reader five tips on how to recycle at home. These tips include composting leaves and reusing plastics that cannot be recycled at recycling centers.

For America Recycles Day’s 15th Anniversary, 15 Steps to Renew Your Commitment to Recycling

This is a PDF document that lists information in categories such as “Did You Know…,” “Make Recycling a Habit,” and “Actions You Can Take Now.”

Recycling Tips at Home

This page appears on the Recycling at the University of Kansas Medical Center website. There are two sections on the page, one for recycling at work and the other for recycling at home. The at home page reviews composting lawn clippings and reusing plastic and paper bags from the grocery stores.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – Recycling at Home

This page explains ways that people can recycle at home, such as donating clothing. The page also include recycling advice for work and class.

Five Tips to Help Protect Our Earth

These tips are found on the NSU SharkBytes newsletter. They help people how to get started recycling at home, school or in the office. Step number four is specifically for the home.

Ten Easy Steps to Recycling at Home

People who are interested in learning (how to recycle at home) are given ten steps that are simple to follow. The steps are basic and include tips such as emptying liquids from containers.

Recycle More. It’s Easy to Do – Backyard Food Composting

The information found on this King County website involves recycling food waste via composting. Worm composting with bins, burying food scraps are reviewed. The page also reviews what types of food are best for composting.

Yard Debris and Food Scraps Recycling

Clicking on this link will open a PDF poster that clearly states what yard and food scrap items can and cannot go into recycle bins. In addition, food soiled papers are also included on the list. This poster and the information on it is meant for homeowners living in Bellevue Washington.

Top Tens Was to Recycle

This is a KidzWorld article that discusses ways to recycle items that are in the home. The article includes a slide show. Tips in the article are also numbered.

How Do I Recycle? Common Recyclables

This link opens up a page on the Environmental Protection Agency website. The page explains how to recycle items such as paper, glass, plastics, etc. The page includes links to additional recycling resources.

Find a Fridge or Freezer Recycling Program – Four Ways to Recycle

This page explains how to recycle refrigerators and freezers and why they should be recycled. The article is on the Energy Star website.

Recycling Tips of the Day

Click on this link for fifteen tips on recycling. Each tip includes a brief explanation.

Western Lake Superior Sanitary District – Recycling: Recycling Tips

The recycling tips that are listed on this page are broken into convenient categories including plastic, paper, metal, and general. Each category is followed by a bullet pointed list of tips.

PBS Garbage Dreams – Recycling

This article reviews what recycling is and the recycling process. There is also a section that discusses items that cannot be recycled such as paint and styrofoam, diapers, and bricks.

Rethink Recycling: Recycling 101

Learn what the benefits of recycling are by clicking on this link. Readers will also learn what recycling options are in the Twin Cities and also in most other places, including curbside collection, drop-off recycling, and apartment recycling. Recyclable items are also reviewed.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – Recycle

Open up a page on the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences website. On this page recycling is reviewed in a way that easy for kids to understand. A list of items that may be recycled also appears on this page.

The Importance of Recycling

On this page readers will discover why it is important to recycle and what they can do to reduce waste. Tips are given for recycling and waste reduction.

Five Recycling Tips for Kids

Read an article on the website for Women’s Day magazine on how to get kids interested in recycling. The five listed steps are easy for kids to follow.

The Daily Green: Ten Helpful Ways to Recycle Books

Click on this page to go the Daily Green website for GoodHousekeeping. The suggestions include giving the books away.

Earth Day: How to Recycle Things You May Not Think Are Recyclable

On this page readers are given advice on where to recycle some items that are commonly found in the home, such as eyeglasses and even bras. Some of the locations are specific to Southern California while others organizations can be found across the U.S.

What Goes Where? How to Recycle and Compost

This article explains what types of items can be recycled and how they should be collected. Readers are also given composting information such as what can be composted and how to collect compost materials.

Recycling Information Links

This page is a list of links from Lane Community College. The links are for recycling associations, coalitions, and networks.

University of Oregon – Links

On this page there are a list of recycling links. The page is divided into categories with links falling under each category. Topics on this page include “Buy Recycled,” “Compost,” “Climate Change,” and more.

Midlands Technical College: Recycling Links

The above link opens up a page that lists numerous recycle related links. To open the links readers should click on the appropriate logo or on the URL.

Valparaiso University: Recycling Web Sites

On this page readers will find a list of URLs down the center of the page. These take the reader to websites that are about recycling.

Associated Students of Western Washington University Recycle Center

Recycling resources links can be found on this page under Campus Resources and General Resources. There is also a link at the top of the page to “Recycling Guides.”

Campus Recycling – Links

This link takes the reader to a page of website links that give green tips and advice about recycling. Also on the left side of the page on the menu, readers will find a link to “Quick Recycling Guide,” and “What and Where to Recycle Items.”

Index of Recycling

This is an Index directory of links to recycle related information. Some of the links will open to a new web page while others links require downloading.

Aloha Recycling – Recycling Links

There are six recycling links on the page that opens when the above link is clicked. Also on the page the reader should review the links in the left-hand menu for more recycling information links to pages on the Aloha Recycling website.

MIT Recycle Mania – Links

On this page readers will find links to “MIT Specific Information,” “General Recycling Information,” and the “Recyclemania National Competition.” Each category of links has to do with the subject of recycling.

Otsego County, Michigan – Recycling Links

This page list links that take the reader to recycling articles, guides, news, and other information on the topic. There is also a specific link to Otsego County Recycling Drop-off Program for people who are interested in more specific information.

The Ring Leader Recycling Program – Recycling Links

This page initially reviews using local recycling sources and hi-cone ring carriers. This information is followed by links for recycling, education, and for Keep America Beautiful and its affiliates.

H2O Waste Disposal Services, LLC – Recycling Links

This page includes links to information on where unconventional items may be recycled. This includes cellphones, PDAs, game consoles, and books.

Waste Programs Division: Solid Waste Management – Recycling Links

These links are on the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality website. The links fall under the category headings of public jurisdiction and other organizations.

Waste Management Program – Links to Related Sites

This list of links is on the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources website. Readers will find EPA links, waste minimization, recycling, and product substitution links, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration links.

Newell Recycling – Helpful Links

Readers will find educational links on this page as well as downloadable documents for kids to color and enjoy.

Essex County Utilities Authority – Recycling Contacts and Links

Here readers will find Federal, Regional, and State links for recycling. Other links direct readers to municipalities and community associations.

Mojave Desert and Mountain Recycling Authority – Other Recycling Links

On this page readers will find the links to recycling associations and organizations in Southern California and California in general. They will also find recycling links that are National, school programs, journals, and industry groups.

Clean River Recycling Solutions – Recycling Links

Clicking on the above link will take readers to the Green River website and its page of recycling links. Here readers will find green building and property management links, government links, events and shows, and recycling and waste management information.

Livingston County Environmental Association – Recycle Links

The links that are found on this page will help readers to properly dispose of their waste and recycle what can be recycled. For this page waste refers to chemicals, metals, prescription drugs, electronics, and x-ray film.

RE PC Recycling and Miscellaneous Links

King County recycling links are listed on this page, as are Washington state recycling links. Readers will also find E-waste links and links to free electronic recycling and free computer classes.

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