Recycling Around the Home: Top Tips

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Everyday last week we posted ideas and tips to help you recycle more around the home as part of Recycle Week 2015If you missed any of the daily posts you can catch up by visiting the Recycle for Dorset blog

 

Here’s a recap of some hints and tips:

 

  • Put a bag or bin in your bathroom just for recycling.

 

  • Remember to recycle baby products such as plastic talcum powder bottles and men’s toiletries like shaving gel aerosols.

 

  • Put a bag or bin in your bathroom just for recycling.

 

  • Remember to recycle baby products such as plastic talcum powder bottles and men’s toiletries like shaving gel aerosols.

 

And remeber…

  • If everyone in the UK recycled one toothpaste box, it would save enough energy to run a fridge in 2,000 homes for a year.

 

  • If everyone in the UK recycled one aluminium deodorant aerosol, enough energy could be saved to vacuum over 480,000 homes for a year.

 

  • Plastic bottles can be recycled into footy shirts, fleeces and new plastic bottles.

 

  • It takes 7 days for a recycled newspaper to come back again as newspaper.

 

  • Cans and tins can come back as car parts, aeroplane wings and new cans.

 

  • Drinks cans from around the home are recycled into new cans which can be back on the shelves in just 8 weeks.

 

For more helpful ideas and tips visit the Recycle for Dorset blog

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