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Resources: Recycling

“Going green” is a hot, and at times, an overwhelmingly broad topic. For my money, recycling is the 2nd easiest thing you can do to make your household more eco-friendly (the first is taking reusable bags to the store). Here are a few handy resources to help you start, or refine, your recycling efforts.

RECYCLING BASICS

Quick tips and great links from Healthy Child.org.

Yes, I was one of those people that just HAD to have an iPhone, even though nothing was wrong with my old one. Thanks to TheDailyGreen, I know how to recycle my cellphone for a good cause.

A great round up of info on how to recycle all the random electronics stuff that accumulates, plus tips for managing e-waste from SimpleMom.

Need recycling station ideas? Here are a few via re-nest.

Easy tips for how to repurpose rainwater for your garden.

I love my Crocs (they saved my bacon when my feet swelled during pregnancy) and my kiddo loves hers too. I’m delighted that I can recycle my worn out pairs.

THE guide to recycling from Real Simple.

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Treehugger breaks down the difference between post-consumer and pre-consumer recycled goods.

A Single Bag of Trash via Small Notebook.

GREAT IDEAS FOR REUSING MATERIALS

I would love a table like this for my deck – made from an old fence via Sunset Magazine.

I’ve been wanting lacing cards for my girl – with this DIY tutorial via Sorta Crunchy, I’m SET.

I thought I’d seen a lot of wrapping paper…then I had a child. The volume of the stuff that ends up in our home following the holidays and birthdays is mind boggling. Martha to the rescue.

Last, but certainly not least, my holy-grail of crafting, Make and Takes, launches a Recycled Art Crafty Challenge.

Now, go forth and recycle!

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  1. Marie 04/15/2010 at 9:20 pm

    Yay for Earth Day! And thanks for including my Recycle Craft Challenge. You have until April 20th to enter!!