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The Big List of What Shouldn’t Go in a Recycling Bin

A person holding a recycling bin.

Question: What can go in a recycling bin?

Answer: Plenty of household items like plastic bottles/containers, food cans (rinse them out, please!), paper, cardboard, and glass bottles/containers.

But perhaps there’s an even bigger question…What shouldn’t go in a recycling bin? See that? We’re real philosophers over here at Certified Recycling 😏.

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5 Steps To Properly Curb Your Fridge For A Recycling Pickup

Refrigerators and freezers are amazing appliances when they work. Once they break, they’re just huge wastes of space. But since they’re heavy and a pain in the butt to move, they often stay put and become junk tables.

Fortunately, you don’t have to strain yourself by hauling your fridge or freezer to a recycling center. Companies like us will pick them up for ya! Curbside pickups take away the hardest part of recycling, but that doesn’t mean you don’t need to take any steps to prepare.

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May 2022 – Recycling Promotions Update

Sun’s out fun’s out! Well, our definition of fun at least—recycling promotions! The weather is nice again and we’re in a great mood, so we figured we’d use some energy to give you an update on our recycling promotions. Here’s what we have going on and coming up… [Read More]


5 Ways To Live Green This Earth Day (And Every Day)

Picture representing Earth Day.

What’s better than Christmas and Thanksgiving combined? That’s obvious … Earth Day!

For real, Earth Day is an awesome start to making the planet a better place, but living green is a great thing you can do every day of the year. Here are a few ways to make it happen… [Read More]


2022 Earth Day Celebration Giveaway

In honor of Global Recycling Day, we have a huge announcement…Our annual Earth Day contest! Since April 22nd (Earth Day) is THE best holiday and we want to celebrate Mama Earth, we’re having a fun giveaway contest with a bunch of sweet prizes! [Read More]


3 Reasons Why Recycling Is A Romantic Date Idea

An image demonstrating our love for Earth.

We’ve been in a saucy relationship with Mama Earth for years. I guess you could say, we love her. There. We said it. We’re in love with this crazy planet!

If you and your lover are tree-huggers like us, we’ve got a hot date idea for you this Valentine’s Day: Recycle stuff! Because there’s nothing hotter than a trip to Certified Recycling. [Read More]


New Pricing Sheet for 2022

Forgive us for geeking out about this, but this is super exciting…We have a brand new price sheet! Our previous price sheet was cool, but this new one is way better because it’s cleaner and easier to read. [Read More]


The Best New Year’s Resolution Idea Ever!

Losing weight’s cool, but there are better goals for a New Year’s resolution. Oh, you think we’re being cocky, do ya? Well, you’d be cocky as well if you happened to have the best idea ever for a New Year’s resolution.

Wanna know what it is?

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Forms of Payment We Accept at Certified Recycling

We’ve been getting a lot of calls lately about payment options. We’re always glad to pick up the phone and answer any questions (Really, keep ‘em comin’!). However, we figured it would be helpful to cover this topic right here on the website. Here’s everything you need to know… [Read More]


Reusing — This Recycling Center Approves!

It’s true, we believe that reducing and reusing are the best options to keeping a healthy planet whenever possible. Recycling is awesome and we’ll always encourage it, but even we can admit it’s not perfect.

Reusing (or repurposing) items prolongs their lifespan, which decreases the energy used to break them down and the pollution that comes from the breakdown process. [Read More]


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