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11 Ways To Rev Up Your Recycling Habits

It'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.

1. Put a bin right next to your front door so you can recycle junk mail as soon as it comes into the house.

2. Put a recycle bin next to the fridge for when you're done chugging milk straight from the carton.

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.

4. Make a pact with your friends to recycle together.

5. See if you can out-recycle your neighbors.

6. Think about the cool things your recycled goods become. For instance, cartons become building materials for someone's house!

7. Imagine how your recyclables would feel if they didn't get the chance to get recycled into something new and cool.

8. Look into the types of recycling that can get you that sweet $$$!

9. Add a cheat sheet to your fridge to remind you what's recyclable.

10. Use your recyclables to make something, like a business card holder

11. Just be sure to recycle the waste after any crafty projects.

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