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Eco-Tip: Transport Recyclables in Reusable Totes

If you're like me, you take groceries home from the supermarket in reusable totes. This can be problematic sometimes, because what exactly are you supposed to throw away trash and recyclables in? While I dump the garbage in a disposal bag, I've started toting my recyclables to and from the recycling bin in my building with reusable totes. Most recyclables items — egg cartons, plastic water bottles, aluminum cans, magazines, etc. — aren't soiled, so you don't even have to worry about washing the tote. It's just one more way to live an environmentally-friendly lifestyle!

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chiefdishwasher chiefdishwasher 6 years
....and I hang mine on a kitchen chair too........also have one hanging upstairs in my bathroom.
onlysourcherry onlysourcherry 6 years
oh come on, taking out the recycling is one of the ways that i get rid of those non-reusable grocery bags i accumulate when i somehow forget all four of my totes. don't take that away from me... i need to whittle away at the eco-shame pile under my sink.
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