Surprising Recyclables :: Recycling Bin

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Blue Recycling BinI guess I shouldn’t be surprised that the standard blue recycling bins are recyclable. Of course they are – they’re made from recycled plastic #2 (High Density Polyethylene). Look closely, and you’ll see the resin identification code, which means you can take yours to any Charleston County Recycling drop site if it wears out. Please don’t leave it curbside, as the guys won’t pick it up – large items like this need to be left at a drop site. This is a great way to keep something big out of the landfill, and reclaim material that can be used to make additional recycling bins.

I found out these were recyclable because one of my bins broke in half. Had I not been writing this recurring column, I may never have checked to see if it was recyclable. I guess being vigilant about my families waste has make me look at everyday objects in a new light – a blue light – And that’s what surprising recyclables is all about.

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