Recycling around the home
goes far beyond the weekly recycling bin pick up. There are many ways to “go
green” and do even more earth-friendly practices around your home outside of
the normal plastic, aluminum and glass recycling. Let’s look at a few different
ways to reuse, recycle, repurpose and upcycle around the home.
Unwanted books can go to a charity, library, shelter or be sold online through
Amazon, eBay and other popular sites.
Pass on clothing among friends and family members, have a garage sale, donate
to a charity or place an ad online.
Most communities have special locations (and days) to take old electronics for
From donating, selling or repurposing it, furniture offers a wide variety of
ways to recycle.
Recycling is not only
good for the planet but can also potentially help make you money if you are