Scrap Old Extension Cords

DID YOU KNOW?Broken extension cord

Broken extension cords can be recycled at area Best Buy stores in their electronic recycling kiosk. To take recycling one step further, you can strip off the outer casing and get down to the metal wires inside and take them to a scrap yard and receive a little cash for the copper contained in the wire.

For creative extension cord reuse ideas – think belts and jewelry – check out Green Eco Services list of 12 Ways to Recycle and Reuse Extension Cords.

For more information about hard-to-recycle materials, check out the EcoCycle website for the latest in technology and forward thinking recycling ideas.

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