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How to Recycle If Your Community Doesn’t Offer Service

Dad Helping His Young Daughter Gather Recyclables in Their Rigby RentalThe environment can be protected and waste can be minimized through community recycling programs, but what can you do if recycling services are not available in your Rigby community? Even if you do not have a recycling service that comes to your home, you can still help reduce waste. There are many things you can do to make a difference, from managing your recyclables prudently to inspiring your community to start a program.

Reduce Waste

Putting in an effort to reduce your consumption of stuff that will be thrown away is one of the best ways to manage your trash responsibly. Avoid purchasing goods with excessive packaging, consumables like paper towels, and non-biodegradable products like Styrofoam containers, for instance.

Compost Organic Waste

Composting your leftover food and yard waste is a wonderful way to reduce waste. As a result, they are kept out of landfills, where they would otherwise take up space and produce harmful greenhouse gases like methane. You can find a ton of information online to get started if you’re unsure how to compost.

Find a Local Recycling Center

Even if your neighborhood doesn’t provide recycling pick-up services, there is probably a recycling facility nearby where you can drop off your materials. You can search online for recycling facilities or contact your community’s waste management office.

Recycle Electronics Responsibly

Electronics should not be discarded carelessly. Do your best to responsibly recycle them. Locate a nearby e-waste recycling facility or give used electronics to charities so they can be repaired and used again. Electronics recycling programs are provided by some manufacturers and merchants.

Encourage Your Community to Start a Recycling Program

If there isn’t a recycling program in your neighborhood, you can support the cause by encouraging the local leaders to establish one. You can start a petition, attend neighborhood meetings, or write letters. Supporting recycling can make a significant difference in launching a program in your community.

Even if your community does not yet have a recycling service, applying these pointers will prevent future waste from being produced. When it comes to safeguarding our environment, every little bit helps. We can all create a change through a joint effort.

Discuss with one of our Rigby property managers if you’re trying to look for a rental home in a community with an existing recycling pickup service. They’ll be happy to talk specifics about our rental listings, which you can browse online.

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