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Taking Recycling Seriously

When I started paying more attention to the environment, I realized that it might be smart to see about enrolling in my city's recycling program. It seemed a little overwhelming, but I knew that I would be able to get the hang of it and make a big difference. I called the city, and sure enough, there was a recycling program that would fit my budget. This blog is all about taking recycling seriously, and how to take your first initial steps towards becoming more green. You never know, after trying it for a few weeks, it might become a normal part of your everyday life.

Electronics Recycling

When your PC or laptop finally breaks down, or when you want to get rid of parts such as hard drives and batteries, you should never simply put the old items in the dumpster. As Consumer Reports explains, many electronics carry dangerous toxins like cadmium, mercury, or lead. No matter where the old parts and pieces end up, the elements inside them will pose a threat to the environment or people. The same source notes that half the States in the US now require electronics recycling by law. Read More