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Crush Plastic Bottles
The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers says to crush plastic bottles before sending them to the recycling facility. Crushing the bottles can prevent bottle caps from shooting off at high speeds when the bottles are crushed. It’s important to recycle plastic bottles because they are one of the most common sources of refuse in the oceans.
Or put those plastic bottles to use cooling down your bunny rabbit.
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Recycling Saves Energy
Making products from recycled materials saves on average 50 percent of the energy costs associated with making items from new materials, according to Ever Green Environmental. Recycling aluminum cans requires 95 percent less energy than making them from raw materials, which saves about 40 barrels of oil.
Discover a clever way to hang recycling bins at home.