Paid PostPosted on Feb 16, 201711 Ways To Rev Up Your Recycling HabitsIt's easy to forget all the things you can recycle, including your milk, juice, and soup cartons. These tips will help you remember! Visit recyclecartons.com for more info on your community's recycling access.by The Carton CouncilBrand PublisherFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Put a bin right next to your front door so you can recycle junk mail as soon as it comes into the house. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF simpsonsworld.com / Via giphy.com Don't throw the junk mail in the trash. Recycle it so it has the chance to become something more fun, like a paycheck or a wedding invitation. 2. Put a recycle bin next to the fridge for when you're done chugging milk straight from the carton. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Cartoon Network Studios / Via rebloggy.com A bin right where you need it helps you do your part to keep landfills from overflowing. 3. If your city sorts recycling by type of material, recycle your food and beverage cartons with other containers like glass and cans — not with paper. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF J (CC BY 2.0)/iStock / Via Flickr: epugachev Throw the cartons in with the cans! They can take it. 4. Make a pact with your friends to recycle together. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF DIC Entertainment / Via qbgabe12.tumblr.com Everything's more fun with friends! You can hold each other accountable for doing your environmental part. 5. See if you can out-recycle your neighbors. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF ABC Studios / Via sheknows.com Make it a friendly competition to see who can make the neighborhood greenest! 6. Think about the cool things your recycled goods become. For instance, cartons become building materials for someone's house! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF iStock, Fox/HomeFree / Via giphy.com Whenever you look up at your ceiling tiles, think to yourself, "Yo dudes, you used to be cartons." 7. Imagine how your recyclables would feel if they didn't get the chance to get recycled into something new and cool. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Return-It Gang / Via giphy.com This carton wanted a new lease on life, but you just threw him away and totally blew it for him. 8. Look into the types of recycling that can get you that sweet $$$! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Judgemental Films / Via uproxx.com Depending on where you live, recyclables like bottles, cans, scrap metal, ink cartridges, and even car batteries can get you a little extra moolah. 9. Add a cheat sheet to your fridge to remind you what's recyclable. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF BuzzFeed We know you're busy. Just put the rules on the fridge so you don't have to remember. 10. Use your recyclables to make something, like a business card holder Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Saaleha Bamjee (CC BY 2.0) / Via Flickr: saaleha There's even a cap on there, in case you ever get a business card in liquid form. 11. Just be sure to recycle the waste after any crafty projects. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Mighty Oak / Via giphy.com Let no scrap, shred, or sliver go un-recycled! Visit the Carton Council for a chance to win $1000! Watch the music video below, then go make your own! View this video on YouTube youtube.com NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States and D.C. residents, 18 and older. Void outside the 48 contiguous U.S., D.C., and where prohibited. Sweepstakes ends March 15, 2017. To enter and to see official rules, including prize descriptions, visit www.recyclecartons.com/win.