Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Notes
are conscientious about reducing, reusing and recycling paper,
cardboard, bottles and cans but did you know that many other items that
should never go to the landfill can also be recycled? The McLean County
Ecology Action Center website
has information about where you can recycle:
All electronics including
TVs, computers, and peripheral devices.
Compact Florescent Light (CFLs).
These contain mercury and should never be broken or put in the trash and
sent to the landfill!
Plastic gardening pots.
Household hazardous waste
(pharmaceuticals, paint, chemicals, etc).
Other special disposal
Another great way to
reduce, reuse and recycle (and get a tax deduction!) is to donate to a
charity. The McLean County Habitat for Humanity website
information about what, where and how to donate items which they sell at
their Re-store to get much needed funds to build houses. They'll even