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How to Recycle Almond Breeze® Cartons

I’m a huge fan of Almond Milk. I can keep shelf-stable cartons in my pantry until I’m ready to open them (then they go in the refrigerator) and I actually like the taste. I went Vegan one time on a…

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Are Kleenex® Boxes or Puffs Tissue Boxes Recyclable?

Can you recycle Kleenex boxes? The intent of the question here, I believe, is whether or not the boxes are recyclable themselves, and if so, can you recycle them with the plastic/poly insert attached? (That’s the thing on the top…

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How to Recycle Foil

Have you ever wondered how to recycle foil? I for sure have. Here’s the good news: if you have clean foil with no residue, it’s completely possible. But the bad news is that I can’t give you all the answers…

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How to Recycle Junk Mail

I can’t tell you how much I loathe junk mail. It is no longer practical in this day and age. It’s expensive. The awareness component is minimal at best, and those tens of thousands of dollars might be better spent…

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How to Recycle Frozen Food Bags

Well, well, well…with this blog, I definitely learn a new thing every day. Frozen food bags hardly ever have a recycling symbol on them. And I’ve long been confused about the topic. And honestly, I have never really cared, that…

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How to Recycle Plastic Bags

If you’re like nearly every single person on the planet, you probably have one of these lying around your house. A plastic bag filled with other plastic bags (these are technically called plastic film bags). Admittedly, I feel terrible that…

How to Recycle Styrofoam 6
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How to Recycle Styrofoam®️ 6

Quick clarification: The name of this product is actually Foam 6 (Styrofoam® is a registered trademark of the Dow Chemical Company). Foam 6 is a thermoplastic, which means it can be recycled repeatedly. If you’re looking at your foodservice containers…

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How to Recycle Sugar Packets

Can you even recycle sugar packets? This is a thought I had while preparing my coffee a few years ago. Well, they are made from paper, so I thought they definitely should be recyclable. But are they really? I spoke…

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How to Recycle a Shampoo Bottle

According to Johnson & Johnson, about 69% of Americans say they consistently recycle. Guess what? 40% of those don’t even think about recycling their bathroom items. I’d suppose it’s because we concentrate so much on food. If you’re thinking about…