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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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