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Happy Earth Day! 40 Recyclable Items for each Year of Earth Day

Today is the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day. In honor of the big day, we’ve put together a list of 40 items that can be recycled (some of them may surprise you):

40. Yogurt containers
39. Cottage cheese containers
38. Strawberry (and other berry) baskets
37. Plastic milk containers
36. Waxed milk cartons
35. Soap bottles
34. Juice bottles
33. Juice boxes and cartons
32. Gallon water containers
31. Plastics grocery bags
30. Paper grocery bags
29. Plastic toys
28. Plastic hangers
27. Plastic trash cans
26. Beer bottles
25. Aluminum cans
24. Cell phones
23. Tin cans
22. Newspapers
21. White office paper
20. Corrugated cardboard
19. Brown paper bags
18. Phone books
17. Magazines
16. Junk mail
15. Envelopes from mail
14. Refrigerators
13. Air conditioners
12. Batteries
11. Motor oil
10. Tires
9. Car batteries
8. Printer ink cartridges
7. Scrap aluminum
6. Old bricks
5. VHS tapes
4. Old prescription medicine bottles
3. Flip flops
2. Roof shingles
1. Recycle this blog post and let people know about ecycler!

Sources:

http://www.obviously.com/recycle/guides/common.html

http://www.squidoo.com/recycle-everything

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