Recycling: Where to Start


  • The materials that recycling centers accept vary from region to region, so check your municipality’s website or phone book for details.
  • Earth 911 is the best place to find local recyclers, plus recycling news and advice.
  • General recycling tips can be researched online.
  • For unusual items, check out How Can I Recycle This?, which offers recycling tips for anything from karate belts to television wires.
  • And don’t forget that recycling can earn you some cash in certain states.
  • Some items should not be recycled as they do more harm than good. The list includes pizza boxes, wet paper, and more.