April 30, 2010 2 Comments
This is a PG rated blog, so I’ll let you as the reader figure out what Wednesday Thursday Friday means. Look closely at the contents of this bin. Or as I did, glance at it as you drive past. What is this guy thinking? Does he really think that the water bottle packaging is recyclable? Also, I too wish that we could recycle paperboard, but that is not something that is currently accepted in the blue bin. Finally, we see one of my huge pet peeves – caps left on plastic bottles that are to be recycled. These caps are made out of a different material than the bottles and can not be recycled. Please remove them before throwing them in the bin. Even better – use your own glass or reusable bottle and drink filtered tap water! For reasons why bottled water is a problem, watch this video: http://www.youtube.com/storyofstuffproject#p/a/u/0/Se12y9hSOM0.
Ever wonder what happens to what you recycle? Check out this video from WAAY 31: http://www.waaytv.com/global/Category.asp?c=181929.
Here is some info on recycling in Huntsville:
|How do I get a blue recycling bin?Huntsville City residents: please call 256-830-BINS (2467).
Madison County and all others who live outside Huntsville: please call 256-532-1513.
|Huntsville City Residents||Please call 256-830-BINS (2467)|
|Madison County and all others who live outside Huntsville||Please call 256-532-1513|
What can I put in my recycling bin?
|Newspapers and all inserts|
|Aluminum and steel cans|
|#1 and #2 small-necked plastic bottles|
|Household dry-cell batteries (put in plastic bag by the bin)|
|Used motor oil (put in a clean, clear plastic container such as a soft drink bottle or one gallon milk jug)|
|A complete list can be found on the Recycling page|
Where can I recycle glass?
You may recycle glass food and beverage bottles by taking them to:
|Allied Waste ‘s Recyclery
1004 A Cleaner Way, Huntsville, ALPermanent, specially marked dumpsters are accessible 24 hours a day. For more information, call 256-830-2467.