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Recycling for Consumers

Recycling is one of the important ways to reduce solid wastes that clog up our landfills. Most of our household items can be recycled or reused. By recycling, we not only help the environment but also save money. Some of the examples of recyclable or reusable items are clothing, shoes, furniture, toys, books, paper, plastic, cans, bottles, eye glasses, and the list goes on. However, some household items can be dangerous or cause harm to the environment if not being recycled properly. On this page, you will find some information concerning the proper ways to recycle household items.

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