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80+ Surprising Items You Can Recycle

Did you know you can recycle those ripped pantyhose? No? What about printer cartridges? Seventy percent of used ink cartridges are thrown into landfills, where it will take approximately 450 years for them to fully decompose. That’s a lot of wasted space!

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What to Do With Outdated Business Cards

Got a promotion? Don’t toss those old business cards. Instead, stack outdated cards in a small bowl or holder next to the phone, and use the backside as scrap paper.

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How to Recycle Aluminum Foil

Here’s an easy tip for your Friday night. Aluminum foil, once you’re done using it to it’s fullest potential (check out some new uses for it here) can be recycled with along with your soda cans. Just make sure you clean it off before tossing it in the recycling bin.

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EcoSalon: Top 20 Greenest Materials

In light of the economy, I feel like we’ve been hearing slightly less about being eco-friendly. But that’s not to say that there isn’t a lot of green-themed news out there, or that we should ignore it.

Last week, EcoSalon shared a round up of the top 20 greenest materials. Not surprisingly, recycled paper and organic cotton are on the list. Curious what else made the cut? Continue reading to find out.

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