Recycle Right

Welcome to Recycle Right!
This page is a resource for the important steps in recycling. Here you will find information, tips, and suggestions to ensure your recycling efforts produce the maximum good as we move to the next important phase of recycling, Recycle Right.

Is recycling truly beneficial for the environment?
Americans are making real progress in recycling.
That commitment is making a difference. 

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PLASTIC BOTTLES

You may recycle Bottled and jug-shaped#1 and #2 empty plastic bottles.

Plastic bottles are the most recycled plastic product in the United States as of 2015, according to our most recent report. Recycling just 10 plastic bottles saves enough energy to power a laptop for more than 25 hours

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*EPA data recycling conserves energy and natural resources.

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 FIBER  and CARDBOARD

This includes: junk mail, office paper, newspapers, magazines, paper tubes, clean, dried, and flattened paperboard, clean, dried, and flattened cardboard, and softback books.

"Recycling one ton of office paper can save the energy equivalent of consuming 322 gallons of gasoline. Recycling just one ton of aluminum cans conserves more than 152 million Btu, the equivalent of 1,024 gallons of gasoline or 21 barrels of oil consumed.

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*EPA data recycling conserves energy and natural resources.

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METAL CANS

You may recycle both aluminum cans and steel cans.

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GLASS

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Colored and clear glass bottles and jars can be recycled.