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Wednesday, May 22 2013

We all know about recycling newspapers, phone books, 2-liter bottles, and cans, so today we are going to offer some tips about how to recycle other “every day” items in your home. 

Cell Phones: Fewer than 20% of cell phones are recycled each year.  Go to to find charities accepting cell phones. 

Crayons: Transform your child’s used crayons into new ones.  Go to which is the National Crayon Recycle Program.

Juice Pouches: Visit to see how your juice pouches can be recycled and turned into purses, totes, and pencil cases.  

Wine Corks: Create flooring and wall tiles out of your wine corks. Visit for more information. 

Carpet: If you are getting new carpet, go to to find out what you can do with your old carpet. 

Shoes: Donate shoes in decent condition to

TV’s: Visit your local Office Depot and purchase a Tech Recycling Box.  Put your old television in the box and drop it off at any Office Depot store.  Visit and search tech recycling.  

Gadgets:  Help a great cause by requesting free shipping labels from to recycle your old I-pods, MP3 players and other gadgets. 

Computers: We all know technology is improving every day and today’s computers are quickly leaving yesterday’s systems in the past, or in your closets, basements, and attics.  Dell makes recycling your computer easy with Dell Reconnect, visit

There are more great recycling ideas at

Happy Recycling,

Reechia & Keith Powell

Powell Realty Group

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