Posts Tagged "recycle"

What Recycle Numbers Really Mean 00

What Recycle Numbers Really Mean

What Recycle Numbers Really Mean

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First I wanted to share a video I recently saw called “Story of Stuff” by Annie Leonard. This video makes you re-think all of the “stuff” you own and where it came from. Secondly, plastic. Ever wonder what those numbers on the bottom of recyclable plastic containers really mean? Me too. Upon learning that my recycle drop off site accepts #1, #2, #3, #5, and #7 plastics I began...

Recycling in Chicago 00

Recycling in Chicago

Recycling in Chicago

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As you may recall, back in April I decided to start recycling in honor of Earth Day! Since then I have a collected a variety of items to recycle; however I want to make sure all of the items are in accordance with the recycling standards of Chicago before I drop them off at my nearby recycling center. According to the Chicago Recycling Coalition, here is a list of the items that are recyclable...