Not just cans, bottles, and paper…

You can recycle more than you think!

According pile-of-worn-out-sneakersto the EPA, the average person produces 4.40 pounds of trash per day or about 1.5 tons of solid waste per year However, we recycle and compost only 1.51 pounds of our individual trash generations. While the EPA estimates that 75% of the American waste stream is recyclable, we only recycle about 30% of it! So, here is how you can do your part to lower your trash output even further.

In honor of upcoming America Recycles Day on November 15, here are some items you may want to consider recycling:

To add to that list, TerraCycle and Scotch Tape have created a free recycling program for tape dispensers and cores: scotch-tape-mainimage

Do your part and extend your recycling power!





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