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Can You Recycle Plastic Bottle Caps and Lids?

Wondering if you can recycle bottle caps and lids? For years, consumers have been told to remove the caps and lids on plastic bottles and containers before recycling. That is now changing at the recommendation of the plastics recycling industry itself. The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recycle...

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QA with Patty Moore of Moore Recycling Associates

Patty Moore talks a lot of trash. She’s been involved in recycling since 1983 when she got her start working at a recycling center in New Hampshire. She founded her own recycling consultancy in 1989, Moore Recycling Associates to help businesses, governments and communities handle waste manageme...

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Use Less Stuff with These 10 Recycling Tips

Plastics Make it Possible® recently spoke with Bob Lilienfeld, editor of the Use Less Stuff (ULS) Report, about ways we can reduce, reuse and recycle ever day of the year! Below are Bob’s top ten simple tips to help you use less stuff, recycle more, and even save a buck or two. Plan Ahead One of...

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8 Tips for Recycling Away From Home

Road trip? Plastics Make it Possible™ has compiled a list of tips to help everyone recycle plastics away from home—at concerts, sporting events, festivals, beaches, camp sites… Recycling Away From Home Tip #1: Plan It for the Planet Do some quick research (heard of Google?) on the venue to fin...

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Tips for Recycling Plastic Bags, Bottles, Wraps and More

Recycling plastic doesn’t have to be a challenge. These recycling tips will help you recycle more of the plastic packaging you use at home, from plastic bags and bottles to plastic lids, cups and wraps. Remember: recycling plastic can keep valuable resources out of landfills and enables creation o...

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Recycled Carpeting: Another Way to Support Plastic Recycling

Plastics can live again … underfoot. Any idea what happens to all that plastic we recycle? Sure, plastic bags can be made into new bags and plastic bottles into new bottles. But plastics also can be recycled into long-lasting products. Recycled Carpeting Made with Plastic For example, your feet ma...

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Holiday Recycling Tips

According to experts, most of us will generate 25 percent more waste during the holidays compared with the rest of the year – resulting in an extra 5 million tons of garbage. To encourage consumers to “trim their trash” while trimming their trees, Plastics Make it PossibleSM, an initiative spo...

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Get Kids Recycling: Our Best Recycling Tips for Kids

Recycling is easy – and a fun family project any day of the year. Here are a few simple steps your family can take together to maximize what gets recycled in your home. Get smart. It takes just a few clicks of the computer mouse to find out which recyclables are accepted in your area and where the...

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