Recycling 101: a holiday guide Ribbon, wrapping paper, tissue paper — are you always confused as to what can be recycled after the holidays? Read what follows!
What can be recycled Almost everything can be recycled! That being said, just because an item can be recycled doesn’t mean it ne- cessarily belongs in the recycling bin. Consult your municipality to find out which items go in the bin and which should be brought to a disposal facil- ity. The following materials and prod- ucts can usually be recycled: • Regular wrapping paper • Cardboard • Tissue paper • Batteries • Glass containers (e.g. wine bottles and salsa jars) • Electronic devices (e.g. TVs, computers and printers) • Cans • Plastic (with a few exceptions) What can’t be recycled The following items should be thrown out: • Foil wrapping or other metallized paper • Ribbons and bows • Plastic utensils • Garlands and Christmas ornaments • Disposable tableware • Cork stoppers and Styrofoam (although certain places do recycle these— find out where!) Since these materials can’t be recycled, try to avoid using them altogether. Opt in- stead for regular wrapping paper and
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utensils made of metal. Likewise, try to reuse items as much as possible. Keep bows and ribbons for next year’s gifts and use old cork stoppers in your DIY projects. Finally, donate old toys, clothes and Christ- mas decorations instead of throwing them out, and reduce food waste by freezing left- overs and sharing them with your family and friends.
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