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Guide: Know What to Throw

This America Recycles Day, remind your family and friends about the basics of recycling.

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Are To-Go Cups Recyclable?

Hot or iced, small or venti – here are the do’s and don’t’s of recycling to-go cups.

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Life of a Cardboard Box

Everyone gets mail packed in cardboard. What happens when you flatten it out and send it to be recycled?

Cardboard box recycling process

Are My Takeout Containers Recyclable?

With so many variables, how do you know which packaging is recyclable and which isn’t?

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Guide: Be a Recycling Super Star

Hang this kid-friendly guide to remind kids they have an important part to play to keep our Blue Planet healthy and clean!

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Activity: Imagine the Possibilities

Can you match the recyclable to the object it can become?

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From recyclable to object

Activity: Friendly Pirates Coloring Page

On the hunt for recyclable treasure!

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Pirate coloring sheet

Activity: Hidden Objects

Identify the hidden objects at the summer barbecue in this search and find game.

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Kid's Game: Is This Recyclable?

Teach children about the do’s and don’t’s of recycling with this fun DIY game.

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Infographic: Plastic Water Bottles

Learn about the reality of disposable water bottles.

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Water bottles infographic

Infographic: Aluminum Cans

Learn about how efficient aluminum cans are as recyclables.

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Word Search: Plastics & Sea Animals

Complete this fun, educational activity to know the problem and be a part of the solution.

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Quick Reference Guide

Here’s a chart that makes it easy to quickly identify the right – and wrong – materials for curbside recycling.

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Keep useful information at your fingertips. This summarizes the do’s and don’ts of curbside recycling, and itemizes everything you need to know to be a better recycler.

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Hang these a poster in your home, office, or business to help determine which items go in recycling or waste.

Recycling poster in home

Recycling Container Label

Use these simple labels to make recycling as simple as 1-2-3.

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Recipe: Savory Post-Turkey Day Turnover Recipe

Recycle those leftovers and watch your family gobble this delicious meal up.

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Thanksgiving Crossword Puzzle

Avoid contamination with these clues about where your Thanksgiving waste belongs.

Thanksgiving crossword puzzle

Halloween Recycling Tips

Make this Halloween eco-friendly with simple tips for your monster bash and friendly neighborhood ghosts!

Halloween Infographic

Remember that community guidelines vary, so contact your local provider to learn more.

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