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Your Guide To In-Home Recycling

Picture of plastic bottles that should be recycled.

When it comes to recycling, we handle the big stuff. Like the big, big stuff—refrigerators, couches, TVs, snow blowers. What else are we gonna do with these massive triceps? *flexes*

But we know that recycling your papers and plastics is just as important for keeping Mama Earth clean and happy, so here’s what you need to know about recycling everyday things. [Read More]

Minnesota Recycling Laws You Should Know

Listen, we all bend the rules every once in a while. Maybe you wash your cottons in warm water. Or sometimes you put your milk in your bowl before the cereal (just kidding—we know no one could be that evil).

But some rules shouldn’t be broken, and ignoring them can have a bigger impact than the top of your Frosted Flakes being too dry. Take a look at these Minnesota recycling laws that keep the Earth a little healthier and our crews a little happier. [Read More]

A Handy List to Teach Kids Recycling Basics

Regardless of whether it takes a village to raise a child, all of those children are going to live in a pretty filthy village if we aren’t teaching them the basics of recycling.

So we’re sharing a post from our friends at Rubber Mulch Products. They make some pretty sharp-looking landscaping and playground mulch from recycled rubber, which we’re all about. [Read More]

14 US Recycling Stats that Make Us Wanna Curse

14 US Recycling Stats that Make Us Wanna Swear

We’re generally pretty easy-going people. We smile and say kind things. But when we read stats like these, we get the same feeling that comes with a monumental toe-stub or when you pour your cereal and find out there’s no milk.

Take a look at these recycling stats and see if you want to shout the same obscenities that we do. [Read More]

Deleting Personal Data When Recycling Electronics

Deleting Personal Data When Recycling Electronics

When you bring a computer or device in to be recycled, we destroy all of your data for you. Every bit of it. Files, passwords, silly 90’s screen names. It’s all gone. And we don’t even need to turn on your device to do this.

But we know some of you will still want to have a hand in deleting personal info because it makes you feel a little more confident that it’s all gone, and we’re okay with that—so here’s how: [Read More]