Tagged: trash

Can You Recycle Those Annoying Wire Hangers?

Over the years, you may or not have assembled a collection of flimsy wire hangers in your closet from years of dry-cleaning winter coats. As it turns out, those hangers have a long history....

How to Recycle All of Your Holiday Garbage

Ah, the holidays—a time for celebration, family, and garbage. Lots of garbage. Lots of decorative garbage that lasts for up to a month or a day before meeting its end in the trash. According...

Should You Even Bother Recycling Your Plastics?

We recently wrote about the dangers of recycling certain products that may not be recyclable, but a new (and mostly bleak) report by Quartz this week takes it further, indicating that the entire system...

Stop Pretending Your Trash Is Recyclable

If you’ve ever stood in front of your recycling bin—unsure if the trash in your hands is recyclable—and threw it in anyway, this article is for you. Read more… Read more

Don’t Throw Away Full Aerosol Spray Cans

Back in May, a lawsuit claimed that old Pam cooking sprays were exploding, causing injuries to at least eight people through burns (and even blinding someone in one eye). Read more… Read more

How to Dispose of a Broken Pair of Headphones

On Amazon, a pair of headphones by a manufacturer called HiFiMan costs $2,250. According to reviews, of which there are 28 supposed buyers, one commenter said his pair broke and that he wouldn’t buy...