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Updated by Scarlet Fletcher on Dec 08, 2016
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Top 10 Ways to Recycle

The rubbish removal experts from Space Junk share 10 easy and applicable ways to recycle.

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Green Thumb

Green Thumb

If you have a green thumb and want to go green you can plant some herbs in plastic bottles instead of buying new pots. Instead of sending old jars and plastic bottles for waste disposal you can recycle them.

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Recycle your outdated electronics

Recycle your outdated electronics

To avoid contributing to global warming you should reuse your e-waste. Recycling e-waste is an important issue in the age of technology. You can recycle anything from computers to phones. Proper e-waste disposal can reduce your carbon footprint!

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Make a compost pile

Make a compost pile

This is the best way to dispose of food waste and garden waste in the eco-friendly way. Compost instead of organising a garden clearance! Making a compost pile is easy and beneficial to gardeners. All you need to do is pile organic waste such as garden clippings, vegetable peels, egg shells and turn the mix into soil that is full of nutrients.

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Buy rechargeable batteries

Buy rechargeable batteries

Instead of throwing away your old batteries and buy new ones you can replace them with rechargeable batteries. You can use them many times and in this way you will reduce your impact on the environment. When they are no longer usable you should recycle them instead of tossing them in the rubbish disposal bin.

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Buy recycled paper

Buy recycled paper

If you recycle one ton of paper, you can save around 17 trees. If you are using paper at your workplace you should print on both sides of the sheet. You can recycle paper as many times as you like. Buy only recycled paper and you will help make the planet a greener place.

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Donate Towels, Sheets and Clothing

Donate Towels, Sheets and Clothing

There are many charitable organisations that will gladly accept all your old clothes and small appliances that are in good condition. You can donate towels and sheets to animal shelters. Many rubbish clearance companies sort the rubbish they collect and include donating as part of their service and do not charge additionally for this procedure.

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Recycle your Everyday waste

Recycle your Everyday waste

The best way to recycle your everyday rubbish is to separate it into 3 major piles: plastic, glass, and paper. The rest should go to the pile for general waste removal. In this way your rubbish will be sorted and ready for recycling.

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Reuse Plastic Bags

Reuse Plastic Bags

You can use your plastic bags in many ways. You can get crafty and create pieces of art. You can use them as garbage bags or for future groceries.

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Use rewritable CDs and DVDs

Use rewritable CDs and DVDs

In this way you will not only protect the environment but also save some cash. You can use one CD many times and this reduces the need for new CDs/DVDs. You can recycle the old CDs or create excellent coasters or decorations.

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Buy products that are made from recycled material

Buy products that are made from recycled material

There are many materials that can be recycled including aluminium, glass, paper, plastic and metal. More manufacturers strive to use recycled materials in order to reduce environmental pollution.