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...Miscellaneous Plastics

This classification is for plastic resins not included in other catagories. These plastics should be avoided due to the fact that they can not be recycled. They may possibly contain hormone disruptors like BPA. In lab tests BPA (a hormone disruptor of estrogen) has been shown to cause altered brain development, reproductive abnormalities, and obesity, among other conditions.

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...Vinyl

Vinyl is accepted by curbside recycling programs in only a handful of communities. Vinyl contains the carcinogenic DEHA which has been linked to loss of bone mass and liver problems. To look up access to drop-off points for vinyl recycling in your community visit the link below.

http://www.vinylinfo.org/vinyl/recycling-directory#maplocation
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...Polystyrene

Aside from taking the puffy form known as styrofoam used for transportation and food packaging polystyrene can exhibit its self as a more typical looking plastic. This material leachs potentially toxic chemicals as it breaks down, especially when heated. To look up access to polystyrene recycling in your community visit the link below.

https://www.recyclemoreplastic.org/view/psmap
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...High Density Polyethylene

HDPE is non-biodegradable and can take centuries to decompose. HDPE is collected by recycling programs accesible to more than 60% of the population. If you have curbside pick up it is safe to assume that you should put this type of plastic in the bin. If you do not have curbside pick up look for drop off points in your area using.

https://search.earth911.com/
Popsicle

...Low Density Polyethylene

LDPE is becoming more widely accepted by recycling programs. Jugs, jars, tubs, and buckets produced with this type of plastic are able to be recycled by more than 60% of the population. If you have curbside pick up it is safe to assume that you should put this type of plastic in the bin. If you do not have curbside pick up look for drop off points in your area using the link below

https://search.earth911.com/
Salmon

...Polypropylene

Polypropylene is becoming more widely accepted by recycling programs due to its low impact on human health and the environment. Recycling of products made with this type of plastic is less accesible in rural areas. To look up access to polypropylene recycling in your community visit the link below.

https://www.recyclemoreplastic.org/view/ppmap/
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...Polyethylene Terephthalate

Polyethylene Terephthalate is known for being a friendy environment for bacteria to grow. All types of products made with this plastc are able to be recycled by 60% of the population or more. If you have curbside pick up it is safe to assume that you should put this type of plastic in the bin. If you do not have curbside pick up look for drop off points in your area using the link below

https://search.earth911.com/
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...Paper and Fiberboard

Is accepted by all curbside recycling programs. You don’t need to remove staples, labels or stickers from paper products. This material is removed during the recycling process. Fiber board products that have food grease on them can not be reycled. If you do not have access to paper recycling at your home it may be possible for you to recycle it at your place of work, a community center, or in some cities a public recycling bin.

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...Cartons

There is a large range of accesibility when it comes to recycling coated paper products classified as cartons. These are paper products that are typically printed on and have a plastic sheen to them. They're mostly used to package liquids. To look up access to carton recycling in your community visit the link below.
www.recyclecartons.com

Salmon

...Metal

Due to the infinite recyclbility of metal it is accepted by all curbside recycling programs. If you do not have curbside pick up look up access to metal product recycling in your community visit the link below.
https://search.earth911.com/

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...Container Deposit Programs

Some states participate in recycling refund programs to encourage the return of materials into the recycling loop. Metal cans, plastic bottles, and glass bottles can all be returned for a refund in participating states California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Iowa, Oregon, Massachusets, New York, Maine, and Vermont.

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...Glass

Due to the infinite recyclbility of glass it is accepted by all curbside recycling programs. If you do not have access to curbside pick up look for drop off points in your area using the link below.
https://search.earth911.com/

It's important not to include dishware, light bulbs, heat resistant glass (Pyrex), mirror or window glass, crystal or any computer screen glass in your recycling bin. These types of glass damage the furnace and cause impurities in new containers. Also check the above link for drop off locations for these items.

Popsicle

...Plastic Bags and Film

Despite popular belief plastic bags and film can actually be recycled at designated community drop off centers. To look up access to plastic bag and film recycling in your community visit the link below.
https://www.plasticfilmrecycling.org/
recycling-bags-and-wraps/find-drop-off-location/

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Download Pocket Recycling guide

Click on the image above to download the guide associated with this resource

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Pocket Recycling Guide Instructions

Supplies needed: printer, 8.5 x 11 sheet of paper, scissors, a pen for poking holes, and your hands. When printing flip page on the short side.

If you do not have access to a printer please email Morgan at morganroselindsey@gmail.com and she will mail you a booklet.

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