<![CDATA[Carecycling - Cycle Directory]]>Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:21:01 -0800Weebly<![CDATA[California Redemption Value (CRV)]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 19:32:08 GMThttp://carecycling.weebly.com/cycle-directory/california-redemption-value-crvCalifornia Redemption Value

Consumers pay California Redemption Value (CRV) when they purchase beverages from a retailer, and receive CRV refunds when they redeem the containers at a recycling center. So every time your finish with your drink you can take your empty container to a recycling center and cash in. Most beverages packaged in aluminum, glass, plastic and bi-metal containers are eligible for CRV. Notable exceptions are milk, wine and distilled spirits, which are not included in the CRV program. CRV is 5 cents for each beverage container less than 24 ounces and 10 cents for each container 24 ounces or greater. Thanks to the CRV cash incentive, more than 300 billion aluminum, glass, and plastic beverage containers have been recycled since the program began in 1987.
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Examples of beverages subject to CRV
beer and malt beverages, wine coolers and distilled spirit coolers, carbonated water, and coffee and tea beverages.

<![CDATA[Metal recycling]]>Sun, 14 Jun 2015 23:24:29 GMThttp://carecycling.weebly.com/cycle-directory/metal-recycling
scrap metal junk
Unlike recycled paper and recycled glass, recycled metal can be put to indefinite use. Metal can be recycled again and again as it does not lose its strength or material compound. This makes metal recycling very beneficial. The process of metals recycling is different than plastic recycling; continue reading the process of recycling scrap metal.

Step One: Collection

Scrap metal is collected from the households as well as from the different industries. It is then sent to the sorting agents.

Step Two: Sorting

The metals are sorted based on their type and composition. Like metals are packed together and sent to the scrap metal recycling centers.

Step Three: Inspection

The metals are inspected to see if they are sorted correctly and if the like ones are kept together. Later they are melted.

Step Four: Melting

The metals are, later, heated in smelters. Smelters are devices which melt big chunks of metals at very high temperatures. Each metal or similar metals have different smelters because of their different melting points.

Step Five: Cooling

This is the last step in scrap metal recycling. Once the metals melt fully, they are molded into small bars and are allowed to cool down before they are reused. These small bars are called as ingots.

Find a Recycling Center to recycle your unwanted scrap metal or have it picked up by a third party business.

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<![CDATA[Appliance recycling]]>Sun, 14 Jun 2015 23:20:54 GMThttp://carecycling.weebly.com/cycle-directory/appliance-recyclingPicture
Both household and industrial appliances can be recycled or donated if still operational.Depending on where you live, you may not have to pay a fee to recycle your appliances. In fact there are many recycling programs that will pay you for your old appliance. Some businesses will even remove and haul your appliance from your home to be recycled for free. You can recycle big items like water heaters, ac units, stoves, refrigerators, washer & dryer and even smaller appliances like toasters, microwaves, and blenders. Never throw your unwanted appliances in the trash bin along with normal garbage. Some city's offer a free appliance pick up service. If your city doesn't there are many third party programs that will pick up your appliance for free or minimal fee. You can also drop off your recyclables to some recycling centers. Some appliances may have hazardous fluids so properly recycling your appliances is important. To find a recycling center near you submit your entry today!

other recyclable items:

Scrap metal recycling
CRV Recycling Center
<![CDATA[E-waste]]>Mon, 08 Jun 2015 06:59:27 GMThttp://carecycling.weebly.com/cycle-directory/e-wastePicture
Many components of electronic equipment including metals, plastic, and glass can be recycled. Unwanted electronic devices should be donated or recycled. Computers, monitors, televisions and other electronic equipment should not be disposed of with regular garbage. Did you know that this is illegal in California. Functioning electronics can be sold or donated keeping them out of landfills. Non functioning electronics that cannot be repaired should be recycled properly. Cell phones, tablets, laptops, and other electronic devices are sold by the billions, but when today’s electronics break, become obsolete, or just go out of fashion, most consumers simply send them to the dump. The toxicity of e-waste is one of the biggest concerns. Hazardous chemicals associated with electronics include polyvinyl chlorides, mercury, cadmium, chromium, and lead, just to name a few. When e-waste byproducts leach into ground water, are burned, or don't get recycled properly, bad things can happen. Health problems associated with such toxins include impaired mental development, cancer, and damage to the lungs, liver, and kidneys. Properly recycle all your electronic waste at a recycling center near you today.

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<![CDATA[Beverage container recycling Programs]]>Sat, 06 Jun 2015 14:55:16 GMThttp://carecycling.weebly.com/cycle-directory/beverage-container-recycling-in-californiaFind a recycling center

Certain beverage containers give you money back for recycling them or have a California Redemption Value (CRV). You can bring your glass, plastic and aluminum to a recycling center to receive cash back for your empty containers. Nearly every beverage you drink comes in a container that can be recycled. You can recycle water bottles, soda cans, juice, sports drink bottles and lots of other things as well. Most drinks that come in a plastic, glass or aluminum container can be recycled. Beverages containers made of aluminum, glass, plastic or bi metal are subject to California Refund Value (CRV) and can be recycled for cash back at your local recycling center. In a landfill, Did you know aluminum cans take 80-100 years to break down. Glass bottles spend 1 million years to decompose. Seven million tons of metal recycled reduced green house gas emissions at equivalent of removing five million cars from the road for a year Never throw your cans and bottles in the trash bin. Properly Recycle your cans and bottles and help keep them out of our landfills. You may call your local recycling center to find out how much you can get for your cans and bottles. There are approximately 2,000 recycling centers statewide that buy back empty CRV beverage container.
Find a recycling center near your place of work or residence today!


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