Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Good Recycling News!

As I am sure you know, in Richmond we can only recycle plastics numbered 1 and 2. That leaves out yogurt containers and many takeout containers. I have been reusing these as tupperware and ice cream containers, but they do seem to accumulate. Lucky for me, my friend Krissi told me that Whole Foods Market is collecting #5 plastics, and sending them on to be repurposed! On their Facebook Page, Whole Foods says:
We now accept #5 plastics for recycling! Please drop the cleaned items in the Preserve Gimme 5 bin next to the exit door. Your item will be turned into new Preserve products, like a toothbrush or razor handle.

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