Category Archives: Newspapers

Think Outside The Bin is a Go-To Resource

At the 2012 Virginia State Conference of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Think Outside The Bin was recognized as the “go to” source for recycling. This resource guide helped the Frances Bland Randolph Chapter in Petersburg, VA win the … Continue reading

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Recycle Christmas Wrapping Paper

With Christmas rapidly approaching, we hope you’re planning for holiday recycling. In America, we throw away 25% more trash from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day than at any other time of year. This extra garbage amounts to 25 million tons … Continue reading

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Donate Supplies to Animal Shelters

Find an animal shelter in your area that can make use of your old towels, newspapers, and plastic grocery bags: HUGS FOR HOMELESS ANIMALS H4HA provides a Worldwide Animal Shelter Directory. ADOPT A PET This pet-saving service is funded … Continue reading

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What can be recycled?

What should I put in my recycle bin? Every community is different, but generally speaking all common household food and drink containers can be put in your recycle bin…leaving the “real trash” at a bare minimum.  If you aren’t generating … Continue reading

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Reuse and Recycle Newspapers

Did You Know? Keep newspapers dry and remove all rubber bands and bags to recycle them; they need to go into the recycle bin unless you find alternate uses for them. One responsible, eco-friendly idea: share your papers with a … Continue reading

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