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Keep Or Toss? A Computer Scrapper's Time-Saving Tips

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If you have a few computers that need to be scrapped, what’s the best way to do it? Not everything in a computer has a high recycling price and can be put in a box for general recycling, but there are some items you may want to hold onto in case prices get better. Here are a few personal computer (PC) recycling tips to help you figure out what’s worth keeping for recycling and what needs to be tossed into a simple recycling bin. Read More»

Home Remodeling: Preparing For A Dumpster Delivery

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Renting a roll-off dumpster can be a great option for getting rid of construction material during a home remodeling project, but preparing for the dumpster’s delivery will take a bit of planning on your part. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you get ready to start your remodeling project; Determine What You Will Be Throwing Away The size of your dumpster rental will depend on how much material you will be throwing away, but it will also depend on what type of material you are working with as well. Read More»

Earn Some Extra Cash By Collecting Scrap Metal

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Are you looking for a quick way to earn some extra cash? You may want to consider collecting scrap metal. You can turn the metal in at a local metal recycling center, and they will generally pay you a certain amount based on the weight of the metal. Some metals are worth more than others. For instance, you will get a little money for aluminum or steel, but much more money for copper or platinum. Read More»

Ways To Use Recyclable Items

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Before you take your recyclables to the recycling depot, you want to make sure that you pull any to the side that you can use for other things. Cans, glass jars and other recyclables can easily be turned into other things to help you around the house and save you money. Think about using some of those recyclables in the following ways before you send them off. Use coffee cans Read More»

Wildly Easy And Wonderful Ways To Up-Cycle Scrap Metal And Aluminum Cans

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If your household consumes canned soft drinks and beverages, you may find that you have a stock-pile of discarded aluminum cans on hand. Rather than tote these to the local recycling center, or tossing them in the trash, which will subsequently end up in a land-fill, try some alternative ways to use these items. There are numerous fun and simple crafting projects which will not only recycle your aluminum cans, but that will result in some one-of-a-kind creations. Read More»