Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Be Green -- Recycle or Freecycle

When you think about it, you can recycle almost everything, from aluminum cans to cell phones. No matter what you need to get rid of, two comprehensive websites are and
A great easy-to-use site where all you have to do is enter the item you'd like to recycle and your location. For example, I typed in "batteries" and the site returned a number of stores, such as Radio Shack, and service centers, such as Firestone. As always, the more specific you are, the better the results
If you can't recycle it, Freecycle it! This is a great forum, where you enroll by location. Then you can either post items you'd like to keep out of landfills or you can opt to search for items you're interested in. I've posted everything from a non-working treadmill to moving boxes. I've also received Freecycle items, including children's clothing and a working treadmill (to replace that non-working one).

Stay tuned for more ways to keep your stuff out of landfills...

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