According to Eco-cycle, the majority of people will create 25% more trash during the holiday season. But there are easy ways for you to stay green this holiday season and cut down on waste.
Eco-cycle is one of the largest non-profit recyclers in the United States. Their website has many tips and guides that can make your holiday greener. Here are a few tips they suggest:
You can check with your municipality to see the list of holiday items you can recycle.
If you are looking to recycle your old electronics, there are several places where you can drop off items. Best Buy and Staples will recycle many electronics and home appliances. To see their full list, visit www.bestbuy.com and www.staples.com.
You can access all of these websites on the computers upstairs in the reference department. All you need is a library card.
To read more articles on how to go green with the library, type the “Go Green” tag in the search box at the top of the page.