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Promoting Business Recycling

Promoting Business Recycling

Businesses opt-out of single stream recycling for many different reasons - often times it's lack of knowledge on what can be recycled or what their recycling options are. Recycling usually doesn't make the top of the day's agenda, especially if businesses don't know...

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What to do with Furniture?

What to do with Furniture?

NOT IN THE BIN: Furniture Furniture like plastic chairs, fabric sofas, wooden tables, and metal stools are not recyclable in your bin. The single stream recycling process is not meant for items made of mixed material and it can actually damage the equipment if it...

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Toys – Not in the Bin!

Toys – Not in the Bin!

Whether you’re a parent, a grandparent or a kid yourself... you probably have giant bins filled to the brim with toys. The amount of toys kids have today has become a little overwhelming, and the issue of getting rid of them is just as big! NOT in the Bin Because toys...

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Top 10 Recycling Myths

Top 10 Recycling Myths

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Can You Recycle Caps or Lids?

Can You Recycle Caps or Lids?

  The recyclability of container caps and lids has always been a popular question and the topic of many stimulating conversations between recycling enthusiasts. What caps, tops, and lids can be recycled in Sioux Falls? Plastic Bottles (Soda, Water, Pills): If...

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Styrofoam: In a box?

Styrofoam: In a box?

Styrofoam is NOT recyclable in Sioux Falls, even if it's inside your cardboard box. We receive lots of cardboard boxes for recycling. Along with boxes, we also see a lot of packaging material left inside: plastic wrap, packaging bubbles and styrofoam. Plastic wrap and...

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Recycle Your Cartons!

Recycle Your Cartons!

Cartons can be recycled! And we're not just talking milk cartons. Food and beverage cartons no longer contain wax like they did many years ago. Instead, they are made of mostly paper with thin layers of plastic and aluminum. This means they can be recycled in Sioux...

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Styrofoam is ALWAYS a No.

Styrofoam is ALWAYS a No.

Styrofoam Is NOT Recyclable in Sioux Falls. But why?? We hear it all the time- "Isn't it just plastic? Why can't we recycle it?" This squeaky, messy material also known as expanded polystyrene is NOT recyclable in Sioux Falls. Plastics are not all created equal and...

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