separate the recyclable items at home?
trucks in North America usually have two compartments, one for
paper and flattened cardboard (Fiber), and other for plastic and
metal containers and milk and juice cartons. At most sorting
centers, these two categories are placed on two separate
conveyor belts for further sorting depending on requirements of
garbage in two different containers:
Please Do the
Flyers and magazines, paper and envelops, cereal box, frozen
food, laundry detergent, shoe and other boxes, cardboard boxes (
Flattened and tied up) cardboard tubes and rolls, file folders,
paper bags, telephone books, books etc.
Glass bottles and jars, Milk and juice cartons and all other
rigid multi layer packaging from liquids, Metal/aluminum
tin cans, clean aluminum pie plates and foil, hard plastic
bottles from any sort of liquid, including shampoo,
and laundry detergent, yoghurt, margarine, shortening and other
similar containers covers and lids, Soft plastic, grocery
and other shopping bags, dry cleaning bags, bread and pastry
bags food storage bags, plastic wrappers from milk, paper towels
Plastic: Put all soft plastic together in one bag, making
sure that they are clean and that bag is empty.
rinse and why? Rinse
soiled containers to prevent moulds and unpleasant odors.
Please Don't do
the list of recyclable items which should not be mixed with
normal recycling, please call your local municipality for
their proper recycling.
Aluminum, Do not mix into above mentioned recycling items
the paint, solvent or pesticide containers, spray cans, Metal
hardware, pipes, nails, screws, pots, pans, muffin tins,
electronic and large household appliances, small household
appliances, toys, tools, etc. made from mixed materials.
Drinking glasses, windows, and mirrors, incandescent and
fluorescent light bulbs, porcelain and ceramics, Pyrex and
broken and unbroken dishes,
Plastic: Soiled plastic film, cereal or cracker bags
(waxed), chips bags (greasy) Stretch wrap ( from pate,
meat, cheese etc), pool covers, awnings etc.
All (number 6 plastics) such as ( polystyrene) paint, motor oil
or other similar containers, tooth paste tubes and pumps Rubber
item ( houses-boots) Toys, tools made from mixed material.
Soiled or greasy paper or cardboard, Wax paper, stickers,
wallpaper photographic papers, foil gift wrap padded envelops,
composite products ( binders, etc.) Diapers etc.