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Recycling Links
 

General Recycling Information

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
www.depweb.state.pa.us

Professional Recyclers of Pennsylvania
http://www.proprecycles.org/index.html

U.S. Environmental/Recycling Hotline- information by geographic location
http://www.1800cleanup.org/default.asp

Northeast Recycling Council
http://www.nrc.org/

America Recycles Day - November 15
www.americarecyclesday.org

Use It Again PA
www.useitagainpa.org

Cambria County Solid Waste Authority
www.cambriarecycles.org

Centre County Solid Waste Authority
http://www.centrecountyrecycles.com

African American Environmentalist Association
www.aaenvironment.com/environmental-concerns-recycling.htm

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Source Reduction

Use Less Stuff Report-a newsletter that helps people reduce waste
http://www.use-less-stuff.com

Environmental Defense Fund- A Waste Prevention Shopping Guide
http://www.environmentaldefense.org

Waste Prevention World
http://www.ciwmb.ca.gov/wpw

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Reduce Junk Mail

Do it Yourself - Stop Junk Mail (also e-mail and
phone calls)

http://www.obviously.com/junkmail/

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Fun Stuff

Welcome to Recycle City - Games, Activities, Graphics, and Facts
http://www.epa.gov/recyclecity/

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Recycling Arts and Crafts

The Imagination Factory - "creative ways to recycle by making art"
http://www.kid-at-art.com

Turn your holiday cards into gift boxes
http://www.deq.louisiana.gov/portal/tabid/2072/Default.aspx

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Recyclable Materials

Rechargeable Battery Recycling Council-locations to recycle your spent rechargeable Nickel-Cadmium batteries
http://www.rbrc.org/

Steel Recycling Institute
http://www.recycle-steel.org/

The Glass Packaging Institute-includes lots of information on glass recycling
http://www.gpi.org/

National Association for Plastic Container Recovery-recycling of #1 PET bottles
http://www.napcor.com/index.html

American Forest and Paper Association-information on recycling paper
http://www.afandpa.org/

Unbuild/Rebuild-information on deconstruction, architectural salvage and the use of reclaimed building materials.
http://www.unbuild-rebuild.org

Bubble Wrap or Rolled Foam
http://yardguards.org/index.html
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Composting

Worm World -  see Worms as Recyclers
http://www.yucky.com/worm/

Worm World (II)-PA's source for worms & compost info
http://www.wormwrld.com/

Home Composting
www.mastercomposter.com


The Compost Resource Page
http://www.howtocompost.org

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Commercial Recycling

Waste Wise -free, voluntary, EPA program to eliminate municipal solid waste
http://www.epa.gov/wastewise/index.htm

Eco Purchasing - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle... through Procurement
http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/index.htm

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Buy Recycled

Check out the PA Department of Environmental Protection Buy Recycled page.
http://www.dep.state.pa.us/dep/deputate/airwaste/wm/recycle/Buy/Buy.htm

New Jersey's Department of Environmental Protection Buy Recycled page has links to many sites that sell
recycled content products.
http://www.state.nj.us/dep/dshw/recyclenj


Everything and anything you wanted to know about buying recycled will be found on this site.
http://www.buyrecycled.com

California's Intergrated Waste Management Board's website has a rather thorough online Recycled Content
Products Guide.

www.ciwmb.ca.gov/RCP