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How to Recycle Your Junk

Know that feeling you get when you make something out of nothing? Recycling is a great way to capture that feeling, especially if you think of fun and creative ways to recycle junk that you normally would throw away.

Pop Bottle Pollution

When you recycle pop bottles, they go to a recycling plant and they have to be processed into new material. That process takes a lot of energy, so it’s not the ideal way to recycle all this plastic. Did you know there are amazing things you can do with just a plastic 2-liter bottle. Watch this video to discover some ingenious way to re-use a pop bottle:

Cool and Crafty

Crafty CaseCourtesy of En.espritcabane.com

Are you cool and crafty? Why don’t you put it to the test? The next time you are about to clean out your closet and toss everything into the trash, why don’t you take some of those things and turn them into something crafty? Who knows, if your skills are good enough, you might even be able to turn your junk into a little business!

Free Stuff

free stuff frenzyCourtesy of Craigslist

Craigslist is the best way to get rid of your junk. There are millions of people on Craigslist everyday constantly looking under the free stuff section. Your junk is someone else’s treasure. Don’t throw it in the garbage... someone will be more than happy to come and pick it up right from your front sidewalk!

Nike Needs Shoes

donate shoe driveCourtesy of Nike

Companies like Nike and Mcdonalds are doing great things to help recycle your junk. Nike is turning everyone's old shoes into those sponge playground floors that we all love to play on. Watch this video to see all the different ways you can donate your junky shoes, old bikes, and even broken crayons:

Have Your Say

What do you like to do to get rid of your old junk? Let us know by leaving a comment below!

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JennyD

JennyD wrote:

the video is cool
commented: Mon Sep 30, 2013

katrinakaif123
i also recycle each and everything as possible as i can
commented: Thu May 02, 2013

allen

allen wrote:

I recycle everything I possibly can.
commented: Sun Mar 31, 2013

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To be brutally honest, this is a question I get asked about all the time... Now being a person who has been into technology for 13 years now - I can see why so many people have gone over to the world of technology now (I mean, we even have Curved 4K TVs now - which look absolutely awesome btw, but that's for me to talk about at another time).  Now it's important to remember that books are still extremely important. Although you can find almost everything on the Internet now - it's still sometimes useful to look in a book (even if that's not very often). So I do still think they have there place, and for people who actually like the authenticity of a physical book and not some thing that is on iCloud or whatever your chosen Online Storage Solution is. With technology moving the way it is these days, it's so much easier to use something like an iPhone, an iPad, or a Laptop (such as a MacBook Pro) to find the information you need. If you was to create a paper book of everything that was available on the Internet - let's put it this way, you'd need a rather large school bag... And rather large muscles!  :devil However, with something like a MacBook Pro (even the 15" Model), it's much easier to carry around, especially as it's much lighter than a lot of books - you can also take notes on it and edit photos and video, and listen to music, and watch films, and use KidzWorld ;) So personally, I'd take my MacBook and iPod Touch 5G (soon to be replaced with a Moto G) around with me all the time, I've had my time of using books. But as I said, other people may have different opinions;3
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Naye12
I Haven't Watch Fault In The Stars Yet. But Divergent Is A Pretty Good Movie. (:
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floreti
It's difficult to say because I love TFiOS, I think its a great book and film, but the Divergent series and film also looks good but I've never read/seen them, so I can't really make a refined judgement.
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They are right about that (:
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