Mojave Desert & Mountan Recycling Authority

Print On Both Sides

One simple way to save resources and money is to print on both sides of paper. Use and reuse that paper until it’s time to put in your recycling bin. It’s a good habit to get into!   #RecyclingIsInOurNature

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Aluminum Foil is Recyclable

Yes! Aluminum foil that is clean of food debris is recyclable in your curbside bin. But why not use it again yourself a few times? Clean of debris, it’s perfectly reusable in your own kitchen. When it’s ready for recycling, wipe off food

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Aluminum is infinitely recyclable

Aluminum is one of the most recycled — and most recyclable — materials on the market today. Nearly 75% of all aluminum produced in the U.S. is still in use today. Please always recycle your aluminum cans and trays!

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Flatten Cardboard Boxes

Running out of room in your curbside recycling bin? Get in the habit of flattening your cardboard and paperboard boxes before you put them in your recycling bin. You’ll be surprised at how much room this creates!

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Neighborhood Sharing

Before you invest in a new power tool you’ll only use once, consider asking your neighbors if they have one to lend you. Even better — set up a tool-sharing library in your neighborhood for those important but rarely used tools. It’s one more

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AWAC January Plant of the Month

This weeping evergreen produces creamy white flowers in summer and small red berries (on the female trees) come fall. It’s a fast-growing tree (or hedge if pruned correctly) that needs only occasional watering. Learn more about xeriscape gardening and water

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Recycle Wrapping Paper

Plain, glitter-free, wrapping paper can be recycled. Glittery bags, cellophane wrapping paper and ribbons are not recyclable so save those and reuse them next year. You can learn more about recycling in the High Desert and Mountain area by visiting our website: www.urecycle.org.  

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Recycling Your Cardboard

If your home is beginning to feel like an e-commerce warehouse, don’t waste those cardboard boxes, they are recyclable. Cardboard boxes may also be saved for gift boxes or flattened to use as weed barrier come spring. Plastic-shipping envelopes, plastic-lined envelopes, plastic bubble wrap and packing peanuts

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The Best Things In Life

Give someone the gift of your time, your love, or your friendship because an experience is something you can’t throw away. Happy holidays!

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Holiday Tip: Alternative Wrapping

Show them you care with eco-friendly gift wrappings. Try brown paper bags, newspaper, or fabric such as old scarves or tea towels. Reusable boxes, baskets or bags work well too! Reuse old ribbon or bows (neither are recyclable) or consider alternative

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