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5 tips for recycling at the cottage

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Recycling - cottage style

Date: 06/15/2018 | Source: http://cottagelife.com

It's not always easy to stay green and recycle at the cottage, but it's a good idea to try! Remember, don't leave any residual food in the containers you are trying to recycle, because they will end up in a landfill. You can make a cute recycling area in your cottage, an animal proof bin for cans on the deck is a great option! "The last thing you want to be doing is standing at your local landfill on a sweltering summer day, the smell of someone’s long-ago leftovers heating up, as you sort your papers from your glass.

5 tips for recycling at the cottage

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