For instance, did you know that Nike offers a program that allows you to donate any brand of old sneaker to then be recycled into courts for various sports for children's programs?
Did you know that no take-away containers, not even the paper ones from Chinese restaurants, are recyclable and neither are toothbrushes? Talk about needing biodegradable alternatives!
If you're looking for hints on how to set up a recycling station at your house, check out Real Simple's great article on just the thing right here. We're trying to work out the perfect place in our kitchen and are considering removing some shelves in our pantry and involving some kind of pull-out recycling bins like these.
What kind of recycling system do you have set up in your home?