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Why You Shouldn’t Bag Recyclables

Hanna Greer-Brown Hanna Greer-Brown Why You Shouldn’t Bag Recyclables

To ensure the recyclables you collect at home and set out at the curb or take to one of SWACO’s drop-off recycling locations are recycled and reach their full potential as a new product, don’t bag them. It’s best to keep these items loose in the recycling container. In fact, if recyclables are put into […]

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New SWACO Tool Helps Safely Dispose of Unwanted Items

Hanna Greer-Brown Hanna Greer-Brown New SWACO Tool Helps Safely Dispose of Unwanted Items

Have you ever cleaned out a closet and wondered where to take the clothes you’re no longer wearing? Have you organized your garage and questioned how to dispose of expired paint, pesticides and pool chemicals? Have you updated a room and deliberated whether to throw away or donate the old furniture?  If you find yourself […]

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The Top 5 Things Most People Recycle Wrong

Hanna Greer-Brown Hanna Greer-Brown The Top 5 Things Most People Recycle Wrong

You’ve been recycling for years and think you have it mastered only to realize that you’ve been doing it wrong. Sound familiar? You’re not alone. Nearly half of the people surveyed recently have reported confusion about what items can be put into the recycling bin.  Many things contribute to this confusion.  For one, what’s accepted […]

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Wishful Recycling Must be More Practical in the New Year

Hanna Greer-Brown Hanna Greer-Brown Wishful Recycling Must be More Practical in the New Year

Editor’s note: this article was written with the help of CU contributor Travis Irvine. Read more of his work here. As we propel into the new year, many people are aiming to make (and maybe even keep!) new year’s resolutions. While improving yourself or your career or your home life always seems like the first […]

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