Mojave Desert & Mountan Recycling Authority

Holiday Tip: Give them Food

Food is one of the best parts of the holidays so why not put your maker skills to work giving edible gifts such as breads, cookies, cakes, dried fruits, nut mixes, canned goods, jams/jellies, or savory sauces. Reuse a basket and deliver the gift

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Holiday Tip: Turn Out the Lights

Twinkle lights are festive, but they can also drive up your energy bill. Go with LED string lights that use up to 70% less energy and last longer than traditional conventional incandescent lights. Turning off lights or using a timer

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Holiday Tip: Go Digital

Instead of giving physical CDs, DVDs, books, or magazines, give digital versions or gift cards to streaming services that conveniently provide electronic entertainment with no waste. For more sustainable holiday tips, visit: https://urecycle.org/blog/10-tips-for-a-waste-free-holiday/   #sustainableholiday

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Holiday Tip: E-cards Instead of Paper

Consider an e-card or email rather than a paper card this year. It’s cheaper, faster and waste free. For more sustainable holiday tips, visit: https://urecycle.org/blog/10-tips-for-a-waste-free-holiday/   #sustainableholiday

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Food Scraps Not Recycling

Food scraps are great for compost, not great for your curbside recycling bin. Please keep food scraps and liquids out of your recycling bin by wiping out or lightly rinsing your recyclables. If you don’t have your own backyard compost system,

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Keep Leaves Out of Recycling Bins

Got leaves? Rake, compost, or jump in the pile… just don’t recycle them! Please remember to keep all yard waste out of your recycling cart. If you don’t have your own backyard compost system, learn how to get started here: https://urecycle.org/composting-at-home/   #recyclingisinournature

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Use Your Purchasing Power for Good

When shopping, look for recycled, recyclable, and/or packaging made from post-consumer waste. Not only will you produce less waste, it sends a message of support to companies that do their part to limit packaging waste. For more recycling tips, visit

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Recycle Bin Flyer

Make it easy to recycle right by posting our recycling flyer near your recycling bins. You’ll find it (plus more tips about recycling) on our website here: https://urecycle.org   #RecyclingIsInOurNature

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AWAC Plant of the Month December 2020

This stunning Chinese Pistache ornamental tree is so drought resistant it requires only occasional watering once established. Learn more about xeriscape gardening in the High Desert and Mountain areas by visiting www.hdawac.org.  

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Got Leaves?

Got leaves? Rake, compost, or jump in the pile… just don’t recycle them! Please remember to keep all yard waste out of your recycling cart. If you don’t have your own backyard compost system, learn how to get started here: https://urecycle.org/compostingat-home/. #recyclingisinournature

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