CARTONS are now accepted for recycling! Click here . And you can now keep CAPS on BOTTLES! Click here.
How well did your community RECYCLE in 2012 and how much MONEY did your community make in 2013?? (based on 2012 recycling rates)
Resolve to Recycle More in 2013
- Click here for a list of what to recycle
- Benefits of Recycling (enter site and scroll to "Top 10 Benefits of Recycling" at bottom of page)
- Environmental impacts - National Recycling coalition calculator
- Free recycling bins available at town/village/city hall
Top 10 reasons to Recycle More:
10. Keep valuable resources out of the landfill
9. Reduce dependence on foreign oil
8. Reduce air and water pollution
7. Increase cash rebate to my municipality
6. Conserve natural resources for future generations
5. Provide materials (feedstock) to companies to make new products
4. Don't throw away tax dollars
3. Save energy
2. Provide jobs
1. Your mother always said to clean up after yourself!
A mere 5% increase in recycling will result in over $26,000 more in rebates paid to communities. This can help maintain services and keep taxes lower.
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*Click here for further web resources.