Recycling & Reusing
6 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Family's Waste
Reducing the amount of waste your family generates may seem intimidating, but it doesn't have to be. To get your family on the right path, choose one or two small steps you can take and commit to making them a daily habit. Once you've got that down, choose another goal. Pretty soon, choosing to reuse, reduce and recycle will be part of your...
What Can Be Recycled?
About.com's Marc Lallanilla explains the basics of recycling glass, plastics, aluminum, cardboard and other materials.
How to Dispose of Hazardous Waste Safely
About.com's Marc Lallanilla explains how to dispose of common hazardous wastes safely and easily, including old paint, batteries, used motor oil, compact fluorescent lights and other consumer products.
About.com's Marc Lallanilla offers a primer on why you should recycle plastics and which ones can be recycled.
About.com's Marc Lallanilla explains how glass is recycled and what types of glass can be recycled.
Recycling Aluminum and Other Metals
About.com's Marc Lallanilla explains the benefits of aluminum recycling and what kinds of aluminum and other metal products can be recycled.