Cut down on holiday waste with these recycling tips. Experts at The Recycling Partnership, a national nonprofit that applies corporate funding from more than 30 major U.S. brands to improve recycling operations in cities and towns across the country, have pulled together a list of the top recycling tips for the holiday season:
- Purchase wrapping paper made with recycled materials and that will also be recyclable. Also, check with your recycling program to be sure they allow wrapping paper to be put in your recycling bin. Most programs will not accept metallic or glittery wrapping paper.
- Remember to put out a recycling bin when you’re hosting a holiday party this year. If your guests know where recycling should go, they are more likely to recycle.
- Recycle your cardboard. When you’re done unwrapping your gifts, break down the boxes and put them in your recycling bin.
- Think about gifting fun experiences instead of products. By gifting an experience you’ll be helping the environment and giving your loved ones some wonderful memories to keep forever.