Recycling Your Old Refrigerator Saves More Than You Think

A clean home is the best thing for the comfort and health of your family. Dust build-up, mold and bacteria growth, unwanted bugs in your home can all be a heath concern. A good thorough home cleaning can eliminate these negative effects as well as provide a fresh clean atmosphere for your home that your family can enjoy and appreciate. Cleaning the entire house usually occur during the spring as it is the best season to air out mattresses, hang-dry laundry, and dusting rugs and furniture. Although, spring cleaning require a lot of work, depending on the amount of junk and mess you have in your home, it is well worth the effort. Here are some tips on how to clean your entire home one room at a time.

Many are pretty picky. It’s not too uncommon for plastics recycling to be limited to #1 and #2 plastics in bottle form only. Others will take pretty much any kind of plastic.

It is simple to recycle and most of us do it. How can we make it easier? For one thing, it helps to know which bottles to recycle. Those of us who recycle know that not all of them are accepted by the centers. To minimize your collections and aggravations, check the bottle. There are codes on the bottles numbered one through seven that indicate whether that particular bottle can be recycled. Numbers one and two are the most common and easiest to recycle. Almost all centers accept them. It also helps to know that most centers do not collect the bottle caps. They, too, are coded with a number. The items that cannot be recycled at your closest facility can sometimes be given to your curbside You can call your city to find out what coded numbers they accept.

Food. Every year the Boy Scouts in my area collect canned goods to donate to churches and shelters to help feed those who need the help. You can help by giving food to your local churches and shelters. Check in advance for rules on what they can and cannot accept.

Sat., Dec 1-Sun Dec. 2 Clay County Christmas Downtown Henrietta Courthouse Square located on 100 N. Bridge in Henrietta, Texas from 5-8 p.m. This annual holiday event begins with the entertaining Boy Scouts “Sled Races”, followed by a spectacular lighted parade, community Christmas tree and Courthouse lighting ceremony, photos with Santa, musical entertainment, and delicious food vendors. The festivities continued on Sunday, December 2, with a “Tour of Homes” processional. The cost was free. For more information call Betty Ellsworth at 940-538-5261.

The first time that you charge your laptop the indicator may show that it is full after only fifteen minutes or so of charging. Although this is normal, it certainly does not mean that your battery is actually full. If this does occur, take out the battery and then put it back in, repeating the charging procedures. Then, without the laptop ac adapter plugged in, let the battery run completely out. Repeat this same procedure at least eight times over the next few days. Always be sure to give your battery a full overnight charge.

For more information, see the Vanderburgh County Solid Waste Management District website or contact the District at 1 NW Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd, Room 327, Evansville, IN 47708. Phone: (812) 436-7800.

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