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Start recycling your small plastics!
(Of course, it would be even better if you said no to plastic straws and cutlery. But worst case, at least you know you can recycle them!)
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Small Plastics can be recycled!

 

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Hmm, I have stopped doing this after checking with East Waste who said no. Our bottle tops go in loose and I'm now sending anything smaller than this to landfill. Just checked their search engine which says to do this for straws. Need to check what your council waste management provider requests.

I put the bottle tops in a large plastic bottle as in the video - I used to hate just putting them in the bin!

We do this.

Argiri Kristy.... continuing on my quest😆

Mark! 😁

Fadi Amin Haidar Matthew Lee Cripps

Stay Bell

Rina Annese

Heather Mack

Stephen Gauci Nelson Gonzalo Guzman

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If you’re like most of us, you have a household full of electrical and electronic goods! And what happens when you no longer want them or they stop working? Do they go in the shed, to gather dust and never be seen again?

On average, every Australian discards 20kg of electronic waste every year!

But did you know that most of it can be recycled!
Speak to your local recycling depot, council, ECycleSA or Electronic Recycling Australia to find the closest recycling location to you!
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Electronic recycling

 

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Dear KESAB, I have one more question. Please advise me. - I have a large number of Video casettes, which I like to through away, because my video player is kaput and cannot be repared. The casettes are made from some kind of plastic and their covers are similar to plastic. In which bin do a put them or can I take them somewhere. Went to Bunnings, but they won't take them. Please, reply soon.😃- Greetings to All.

ECycleSA recycles electronic waste items at no charge. Drop off locations and opening hours can be found at www.ecyclesa.com.au

Did you know that you CAN recycle small metal items like lids and caps?

Share this post to teach your friends and family too!
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Guide to recycling small metal items

 

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So I have been putting aluminium caps (like wine bottle caps) inside a coke can for a while...is this OK?

Why can’t you just chuck it all in

You can also recycle straws and plastic spoons. They suggest you put them in milk bottles with the lid on

Toondi - this is what I was telling you about the other day xx

Can u do a bottle cap vid. I have a bucket full of caps & don’t know what to put them in??

Rich Warner, do you think you can cope with this additional concept? 😆

I wondered with the plastic lining if jar lids were recyclable

always do and I always wash jars and tins

Scott Van Kooten take note!!

Ruth Shaw

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Taylor Johnson Hartmann

Heather Mack

Cheryel Salter

Kylie Neumann

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Did you know that you can recycle old x-rays at Red Cross?

Quantum Technical Services have a partnership with Red Cross
that has multiple benefits;
1. The reduction of x-ray film to landfill sites
2. Red Cross earn revenue for the silver value of the x-ray film, which they inject back into the community.
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Did you know that you can recycle old x-rays at Red Cross?

Quantum Technical Services have a partnership with Red Cross 
that has multiple benefits; 
1. The reduction of x-ray film to landfill sites
2. Red Cross earn revenue for the silver value of the x-ray film, which they inject back into the community.

 

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Utrasound films, too?

I live in the Onkaparinga council and they are pretty good in their knowledge in what can and can`t be recycled. I always asked them if I`m not sure and if the answer is no or they don`t know then I double check and see if its true or not.

Your local Kindy/child care/school might like them too...children love to explore how the body works 😃

I just had a clean out. I have quite a few over the last few decades. Great timing

Did not know that & have been wondering what to do with old X-rays... thanks for sharing 🌻

Ground floor of the Pirie Street, Adelaide Red Cross has a collection bin.

That's a ripper - I love innovative & unexpected green ideas....

DR JONES AND PARTNERS in Morphett vale too.

Thanks so much ! Over the years I have gathered quite a few of Xrays.

Barbara Lockett if we ever give the study a good clean

Thanks, I had no idea

Robyn Borten Osborn Rebecca Hagman for your medical mates....

Marcia Ricketts this is good to know, might have to get them all together and make a trip to donate them all, I'm sure there is a massive pile at yours

Annie Griffiths Barlow

Kathryn

Heather Mack

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Zero Waste Whyalla

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Steph Fuller

Tina Marshall

Fleur Nattrass

Michael Jordan

I donate old x rays and alfoil to a Guide group to help fund their activities

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