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12/1/2013 - Holiday Recycling Reminder

HOLIDAY RECYCLING REMINDER

Happy Holidays!  Thank you for your recycling efforts over the past year.  Below are some guidelines for recycling during the holiday and winter months:


YES !
   Please DO include the following items in your paper recycling mix:

-corrugated cardboard boxes

-paperboard gift boxes

-greeting cards (except those with foil, metallic inks, or glitter)

-gift wrap, gift bags, tissue wrap (except those with foil, metallic inks, or glitter)

-paper shopping bags (any type of handle is okay)

-catalogs and calendars

   

NO!  Please DO NOT include the following items in your recycling mix:

-ribbons, bows, and tinsel

-packing peanuts and Styrofoam (re-usable, contact your local pack and ship store)

-holiday lights

-blister packaging (formed plastic package used to hold toys and electronics)

-plastic bags (clean, dry plastic bags marked #2 or #4 recyclable at some retailers)

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