What You Should Recycle at Home




Recycling is an effective and simple way to help the environment. It is something the entire family can do too.  

We tend to think of recycling in terms of separating our items out and taking them (or having them picked up and sent to) a recycling center to be turned into something else. 

This is a great way to help the environment, but what about things that can’t be put in a recycling bin? It’s important to recycle correctly! 


Do Recycle 

✅ Rigid Plastics/Bottles 

  - Any plastic bottles or containers found in your kitchen 

✅ Paper and Cardboard 

  - Cereal/snack cardboard boxes 
  - Phonebooks, magazines, and mail 
  - Office Paper, newspaper, and cardboard 

✅ Metals 

  - Tin, aluminum, and steel cans 

✅ Glass 

  - Food containers or jars 
  - Soft drink and beer bottles 
  - Wine and liquor bottles 



Don't Recycle 

 Loose Plastic Bags 

  - Plastic shopping bags 
  - Plastic stretch wrap 

❌ Polystyrene Foam Cups or Containers 

  - Egg cartons 
  - Take out containers 
  - Drinking cups 

❌ Soiled Food Items 

  - Food soiled containers   
  - Soiled paper products 

❌ Other 

  - Broken or sharp glass 
  - Fast food packaging 
  - Plastic Utensils 


Recycling options will vary depending on where you live and what service provider you have. 



At The EcoFairy, our goal is to help you build a more sustainable life by offering you a line of reusable products. We offer products that last and that will help you reduce the amount of plastic you use.     
More info on our website: https://www.theecofairy.com 






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