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Paper Recycling 

Keep containers for collecting paper in your main work areas, such as where you sort your mail and discard kitchen items. Devise your own system to make it easy for you.

If you are concerned about the confidentiality of your mail, remove address labels and tear up or shred mail. Find out how to opt out of credit card offers and reduce junk mail.

Set up a place in the kitchen to recycle paper packaging.

Metal, Glass, Plastic & Carton Recycling 

Leave labels on. Recycle all metal.

Avoid pests and odors by rinsing recyclables before storing them.

Save space by flattening beverage cartons and plastic bottles (it won't affect recyclability).

Recycle aluminum foil used for wrapping, not for cooking (unless food and grease washes off easily).

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