The command center looks different for everyone. For some people, it's a cubicle in an office building and for others, it's a room or corner in their house. No matter what your command center looks like, there are lots of things to recycle.
The Command Center Tour - What Is Recyclable?
Let's walk through your command center for the most common items we'll find.
Paper from mail and envelopes, printer paper, magazines and flyers, and sticky notes
Pages of used notebooks and cardboard notebook covers
Cardboard boxes from items like facial tissues, writing utensils, packaging, and storage
Plastic containers such as drink bottles and food containers
How to Recycle in the Command Center
You might already have a trash bin in your command center. To make recycling quick and easy, just add a bin for recycling next to your trash can. Once the bin is full you can empty it into your recycling cart for pick up.
For specific materials, follow these steps.
Glass and plastics
Give them a quick rinse
Leave the labels on
Throw the pump dispenser in the trash
Flatten, even the smaller ones, to make sure you have plenty of space in your cart
What Isn't Recyclable?
Used up writing utensils such as pencils, highlighters, pens, crayons, and markers
Facial tissues and napkins
E-waste and batteries
When In Doubt, Throw It Out
Remember, if you're not sure if an item is recyclable, throw it out. This helps keep our recycling clean and free of materials that cannot be recycled.