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The Recycling Handbook

It seems like we’ve all got a pretty good handle on how to recycle or reuse everyday items like milk cartons and yogurt containers, but tackle one closet or cluttered drawer and you’re left with a pile of random crap that you know full well that you shouldn’t toss in the garbage.

I have a giant bag of computer cords and cell phone chargers tucked away in a closet that are begging to NOT be tossed in the landfill. Thanks to this handy Recycling Handbook from Whole Living, my closets will be a whole lot cleaner.

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