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Recycling Unmentionables – The Damaged, The Torn, and The Underwear

We all know about charity clothing bins and selling clothing that is still good but what about recycling damaged or torn clothing? recycling underwear? Would you like to know more: URL: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2019/02/how-the-circular-economy-is-redesigning-fashions-future/ URL: https://www.wri.org/blog/2019/01/numbers-economic-social-and-environmental-impacts-fast-fashion...

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Can Baking Paper Be Recycled?

Have you wondered what to do with a used piece of baking paper aka parchment paper? can baking paper be recycled? if not, can baking paper be composted. The short answer is NO. 

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Recycling Aerosol Cans

Have you ever found yourself holding an empty aerosol can in your hand wondering which bin you should dispose of it in? This article on recycling aerosol cans will help you. In short – for 91% of Australians the answer is recycle in the yellow recycling bin.

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Greener Choice for Household Lighting and Lighting Disposal

For over a hundred years, humans have been using artificial light to hold back the dark from their homes. But with all the alternatives available today, what is the greener choice for household lighting and how should household lighting be disposed at end of life.

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Alternatives to the Humble Cotton Swab aka Q-tip aka Cotton Bud

Did you know that Q-tips should not be used to clean your ear? and that if you really need them for “non ear cleaning purposes” there are plastic free alternatives? and for those who really really must clean your ear then there are re-usable alternatives? So what are these alternatives to the cotton swab aka Q-tip aka cotton bud?