Ideal bite says that metal recycling results in 74% less energy use. It creates 97% less mine waste than producing new metal.
- Most curbside recycling programs will take aerosol cans, aluminum paper, caps and lids.
- If you need to dispose of construction items and your local recycling program won’t take them, check out the Building Materials Reuse Association.
- Return wire hangers to your dry cleaners.
- Put paper clips inside a cardboard box; most curbside programs will take them.