Go plastic free this Thanksgiving with reusable plates, silverware and cloth napkins. Pull out grandma’s china and silver and your Thanksgiving table will be both beautiful AND sustainable. For more recycling tips, visit our website: www.urecycle.org
Let’s plan a no waste holiday meal! One way to do that is by shopping smart. Plan carefully, make a list, and stick to it! For more smart shopping tips, visit http://stopfoodwaste.org/tips/plan/shopping-tips
After you’ve gobbled up Thanksgiving dinner, don’t forget to recycle those aluminum baking and pie trays. Clean them with leftover dishwater and air dry to ensure they are free of any food residue before putting in your recycling bin. For
If your clothes are wearing thin, they don’t belong in the #recycling bin. Donate wearable clothing and make rags (or masks!) from clothing that is no longer usable. Learn more about what is #recyclable in the High Desert by visiting
Watch this recycling basics video from The Recycling Partnership for tips on how to make sure quality materials are making it into our recycling processing lines. https://youtu.be/5-2ss07Yi4A #RecyclingIsInOurNature
Batteries (any kind — from cell phone to rechargeables) can cause fires, burns and other environmental damage when not disposed of properly. Batteries should be taken to a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility. Call 909.382.5401 or 1.800.OILY.CAT to find a
Don’t let Styrofoam(TM) roam! Styrofoam (extruded polystyrene foam) products are not accepted in our curbside recycling program. They belong in garbage. Learn more about what is #recyclable in the High Desert by visiting our website: www.urecycle.org.
When you’re done with your masterpiece, the best place for that jack-o’-lantern to go is in compost where it can turn into nutrient-rich soil. If you don’t have your own backyard compost system, learn how to get started here: https://urecycle.org/composting-at-home/.