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Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling News | 2023

Monthly Eco-tips and other news and events.
Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Eco-Tips | December 2023

Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Eco-Tips | December 2023

80% of toys end up in landfills even if they are still in good condition. 90% of toys made in the US are made from plastic. Toys are often made of plastic that can’t be recycled in Perry County. When getting rid of toys, donate to secondhand stores, kids in your life, neighbors, or those in need.

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Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Eco-Tips | November 2023

Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Eco-Tips | November 2023

In America, 305 million pounds of food get wasted from Thanksgiving Dinner. Avoid Food Waste this Thanksgiving: Only buy what you will use/eat. Don’t overfill your plate. Send leftovers home with guests. Store leftovers properly so they last longer.

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Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Eco-Tips | October 2023

Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Eco-Tips | October 2023

Fall Composting: Wondering what to do with leaves when they start to fall? Leaves are a great source of carbon for your compost bins. Collect fallen leaves & store them for a source of brown materials all year. Keep them in a container next to the compost to make it easy to add to your pile.

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Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Eco-Tips | September 2023

Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Eco-Tips | September 2023

Illegal Dumping - Our litter crew has cleaned up 698 dumped tires in 2023. Dumped tires can contaminate ground water/soil, release methane, provide breeding ground for mosquitoes, and are a fire risk.

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Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Eco-tips | August 2023

Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Eco-tips | August 2023

Back to School Sustainability: -Use supplies you already own. -Swap clothes with friends & family or shop secondhand. -Reuse and decorate already owned backpacks. -Take a reusable water bottle to avoid single use plastic.

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Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Eco-tips | July 2023

Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Eco-tips | July 2023

July is about encouraging people to be more aware of plastic use & creating a cleaner world. Why you should participate: Helps reduce & divert waste from landfills. Save nonrenewable resources. Plastic takes a long time to start breaking down. Recycling at the Fair: Blue recycling bins will be located throughout the fair grounds. Read labels so you can Recycle Right!

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Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Eco-tips | June 2023

Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Eco-tips | June 2023

Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling Eco-tips - June 2023. Balloons Blow! Balloons have negative impacts on wildlife & the environment when they aren't disposed of properly. How do they get there? When balloons are intentionally released during events, aren't secured allowing them to blow away, and not making it to the trash can. Balloons do NOT break down quickly, even when marketed as biodegradable. Animals get entangled or ingest them leading to injuries and death.

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Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Eco-tips | May 2023

Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Eco-tips | May 2023

Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling Eco-tips - May 2023. World Turtle Day: Tuesday, May 23, 2023. Terrestrial, freshwater, and sea turtles are often impacted by litter and plastic pollution. Celebrate World Turtle Day by making sure your and others trash & recycling end up where it belongs.

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Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Eco-tips | April 2023

Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Eco-tips | April 2023

Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling Eco-tips - April 2023. Earth Day! Saturday, April 22, 2023. This year's theme is Invest in Our Planet.

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Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Eco-tips | January 2023

Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Eco-tips | January 2023

Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling Eco-tips - January 2023. Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Repair, Recycle, Rot.

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