• Cake in Your Recycle Cart? Um…no!

    Food waste in Charlotte County is not recyclable nor do we have a composting facility that will handle food waste.  Food and food debris are considered contaminates, when it comes to recycling.  Please make sure all of your recyclables are reasonably clean and dry. Help us to make sure our efforts are not wasted.

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  • What to do with Styrofoam or Expanded Polystyrene

    Recycling Mystery: Expanded Polystyrene Yes, that to go box you are holding in your hand does have the recycle code with the correct number for recycling in Charlotte County but don’t throw it in your recycle cart! Expanded polystyrene or Styrofoam, a brand name, is not accepted at the MRF. This would be considered a […]

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  • We Know Your Intentions Are Good But….

    All of the good intentions in the world are not going to make an item like plastic bags okay to put in our recycle carts. When we place items in the recycle cart that are not recyclable, we contaminate the recyclables and risk ruining the load. If you are in doubt, throw it out! Thanks […]

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  • 4 Eco-Friendly Home Improvement Projects to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

    by Aimee Lyons DIYDarlin Making a home more eco-friendly is becoming less of a trend and more of a necessity as times goes on. People want to do their part to help the environment as well as improve the value of their home and secure tax breaks with eco-friendly home improvements. Of course, there are […]

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  • The season is upon us and what do I do with all of that e-waste?

    How to Sell or Recycle Old Electronics Do you have old electronics hiding in you closet? I am guilty as charged and we are coming into the holidays with the possibility of new electronics as gifts. Often we just aren’t sure how to safely and responsibly dispose of things like old phones and laptops. Brian […]

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