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Knowledge Base Issues

  • What must I know before selling the recyclable material I collect?
    Quantity Considerations Obtaining sufficient quantities of recyclables is important because vendors cannot always afford to handle and transport small amounts of material. The marketing potential...
  • How is paper recycled?
    Old newspapers and outdated magazines are collected from all over the country and are brought to the mill. The recovered paper is sent to a pulping process, where it is mixed with water and...
  • Tips for recycling at home
    Buy in bulk if you can. Reuse plastic containers (drink bottles, plastic food containers) to store food and water. Bring your own grocery bag when shopping. Don't let the faucet run when brushing...
  • How is aluminum recycled?
    Old aluminium is collected from the recycling bins. Used cans are sorted and consolidated, then crushed for easy transportation to a recycling centre. Old aluminium is then melted down to remove...
  • Recycling tips for the kids
    Use pieces of scrap paper for bookmarks. Decorate, colour and write things on them to enhance their appearance. Use any kind of old paper such as computer paper, newspaper, and notebook as...
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