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Recycling Electric Motors

When you recycle household appliances, did you know the electric motor is a prime candidate for scrap recycling? Since electric motors are mostly comprised of metallic components, mainly copper and aluminum, they are almost 100% recyclable.

Celebrate Earth Day and Recycle

Since 1970, Earth Day has encouraged communities to protect the environment by recycling, protecting wildlife, and reducing waste.


How are you celebrating Earth Day? Explore these ideas to help protect our planet

Recycling lead acid batteries

When you scrap your old car, truck, boat, or lawnmower, what happens to the battery? Lead acid batteries are 70% recyclable, so there’s a good chance your old battery will be recycled.

Recycling Artificial Christmas Trees, Wrapping Paper, and More

The stockings are no longer hung with care, family has come and gone, presents are unwrapped, and the wrapping paper is scattered everywhere. What to do with all your leftover holiday trimmings: wrapping paper, boxes, packing materials, and your artificial Christmas tree? 

 

Recycling Creates Jobs

Everyone knows recycling helps safeguard the environment. But did you know it helps the economy, too?

Recycling Aluminum Cans

It’s almost time to host holiday gatherings and parties. All is merry and bright—until you realize you could be throwing cash in the trash!

DIY Garden Ideas

Summer is in full swing and we’re all busy enjoying sunny days, cool breezy nights and fresh produce. You might be thinking you’d love to grow your own produce, but don’t have a yard to have a garden. Let’s talk about the different options you have, even if you’re city living.

DIY Tire Swing

We’ve been focusing on tires in the last few blog posts. To end our section on tire recycling, let’s talk about a DIY project you can do to repurpose an old tire.

Repurposing Used Tires

We’ve been talking a lot about tire recycling in the past few weeks. Facts about tires, why they’re bad for landfills and now we’re going to discuss what tires can be re-purposed into.

There are actually quite a few different options when it comes to re-purposing tires. Here is a basic list of the uses for tires.

Aluminum Can Recycling Facts

We talk a lot about recycling. The benefits to the environment, items you can recycle, items you can reuse and much more. Although this is important conversation, it’s shocking to hear the how long it takes these items to decompose when you don’t recycle.