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Recycling Tips

If you don’t love something, then by all means let it go. But instead of adding it to your local landfill, make sure you either recycle it or give it to someone else who can use it. Here are some other simple recycling concepts that can make a big difference.


  • Pay bills online.


    Paperless billing not only saves trees, it also eliminates the fossil fuel needed to transport all those billing envelopes back and forth. Plus, you’ll save money on stamps. Sign up for Reliant Paperless Billing.

  • Stop junk mail.


    Give your mailbox a makeover by getting the mail you want and stopping the mail you don’t. Plus, you’ll help to protect the environment.

    Learn more about DMAchoice.

  • Print on both sides of the paper.


    Most software programs give you the option to print on both sides of the paper, but most of us still print only on one side. You’ll save money and your local landfill by printing on both sides.

  • Reuse and borrow.


    One study showed that the average power tool bought for home use is used for just half an hour in its lifetime. Borrowing from a neighbor is free, so it’s a good first choice. You can also connect to others looking for or getting rid of useable items on

    Freecycle

    .

  • Recycle your robots.


    Electronics recycling is becoming more common in many urban areas, and a number of organizations will take computer parts and turn them into working computers for others.

  • Properly dispose of hazardous waste.


    Got something to recycle?

    Earth911

    lets you search for a recycling solution for any household product, and provides nearby locations.


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