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Can You Recycle Candles? (The Wax and Glass Jars)

Candles are used on many different occasions, from birthdays to romantic evenings, to bubble baths, so you are bound to have some leftover candle wax in your home. This wax can begin to build up, and you might be wondering what to do with it other than throwing it away. So, can you recycle candles? …

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Can You Recycle Binders? (Plus Other Good Uses for Them)

There’s a good chance that you have many old binders in your home somewhere. Many people wind up having extra binders because they simply get new ones once the old ones start to look a bit worn. You might even buy your kids new binders for school each year, and this means that you’re going …

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Can You Recycle Balloons? (And What to Do with Them When You Can’t)

So many people are starting to take the threat of climate change seriously now. As the world is starting to see the impact of climate change on a regular basis, people are trying to think about what they can do to make a difference. Even small actions such as choosing to recycle plastic products can …

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Are Paper Towel Tubes Recyclable? (Plus 7 Creative Uses for Them)

Paper towels are used across the globe for a variety of different purposes. Some people use these paper towels in their kitchens to wipe their hands clean, and for drying the dishes. Others use them for general cleaning purposes. They are available for a very inexpensive price and you can easily find them at your …

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Are Dryer Sheets Recyclable? (Plus 6 Ways to Reuse Them)

In a previous article, I discussed whether or not it’s safe to compost dryer sheets. It turns out that you can’t, but even if you could, not all of us are able to compost at home. While there are some compelling reasons to avoid using dryer sheets, for those of us that do, we need …

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Can You Put Recycling in a Garbage Bag? (And 3 Other Options)

With all of the controversy regarding the ongoing damage to the environment that is bombarding us on the news, you may be tempted to pat yourself on the back for your contributions. Recycling is definitely a great step to take towards doing your part to reduce your footprint on the earth.  There are many different …

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Are Egg Cartons Recyclable? (Plus 8 Clever Uses for Them)

While there’s plenty of controversy surrounding whether or not eggs are healthy, there’s no denying that there are a multitude of ways to eat them, either on their own or as part of a meal. In a typical week, we go through about a dozen eggs, but from time to time, we’ll easily go through …

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Are Paper Towels Recyclable? (Plus Alternative Disposal Options)

My wife and I have two kids, two dogs, and three cats. As you can imagine, that leads to a lot of messes. Although we try to be environmentally conscious, we often take the easy route when it means it will save us some time and effort. In this case, I’m referring to using paper …

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Can Bubble Wrap be Recycled? (Plus 4 Common Ways to Reuse It)

There are a few universal truths in life which can be agreed upon by everyone. Having an ice cold drink of your choice on a hot day is always refreshing.  It’s also hard to go wrong with laying under a blanket next to a fireplace on a chilly autumn night. And if you are ever in possession …

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