Dec 10

Got Cardboard?

Posted on December 10, 2020 at 4:34 PM by Mila Susnjar

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This year has been challenging and we’ve all seen many changes. One change has been the increase in shopping and deliveries coming to all our homes and the cardboard boxes associated with this. However if you find that you have too much cardboard to fit into your curbside cart, or you live in a condo or apartment where you may not have the option to recycle at home, we’d like to share an option to consider for recycling cardboard.

River Valley Paper Company has cardboard collections bins at various locations – schools, faith-based organizations, libraries, and parks. These bins are available for anyone to use.

https://www.rivervalleypaper.com/bin-locations/ Visit this URL, type in your zip code and click the button titled “Find by Zip Code.” A map will display with virtual pins and you can see which location is best suited for you.

River Valley is a company located here in Summit County and the cardboard and paper they collect is recycled.

Regardless if you recycle at home or take your cardboard to another location, cardboard should be dry, no food residue, and flattened before you recycle it.
Sep 28

11/01/2019 - Part 3: Contamination

Posted on September 28, 2020 at 4:08 PM by Mila Susnjar

Plastic that wraps toilet paper rolls or paper towel rolls. Often, plastic water bottles are wrapped in plastic as well. As long as there is no food, film plastic can be included with your plastic bags at store collections.

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Sep 04

04/01/18 - Plastic Bags

Posted on September 4, 2020 at 5:08 PM by Jacob Smith

Plastic bags. They truly are everywhere! Useful but they can be an issue for our curbside and community drop-off recycling.

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Sep 04

06/01/18 - Where Does Recycled Material Go?

Posted on September 4, 2020 at 5:01 PM by Jacob Smith

You recycle, and ReWorks thanks you! But do you ever get confused? Ever have a debate with your family about what should go into your recycle cart?

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Sep 04

06/01/18 - Plastic Party

Posted on September 4, 2020 at 4:55 PM by Jacob Smith

Don't place the following items in recycling bins at events or in your recycling carts at home; just place them into the trash:

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Sep 04

06/01/18 - What Does the Recycle Symbol Mean?

Posted on September 4, 2020 at 4:50 PM by Jacob Smith

If you see a recycle symbol, don't automatically place the item into your recycling cart or bring it to your community's recycling drop-off.

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