Recycling and reusing glass: It's a picnic
Learn how to recycle your glass items.
Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 01:55 PM
Not sure if glass is recycled curbside in your area, or whether you have to take it to a recycling center, or whatever? Type in "glass" and your zipcode in the search tool at Earth911.
Defunct energy-saving compact fluorescent lightbulbs (CFLs), which use 80 percent less energy and last 10 times as long as conventional bulbs, but contain small amounts of toxic mercury, can now be dropped off in recycling bins at Home Depot and IKEA stores. All the more reason to buy them instead of incandescents.
This article originally appeared in Plenty in July 2008. The story was added to MNN.com in July 2009.
Copyright Environ Press 2008
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