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Can I recycle wine corks?: Dear Recycling Bins

Can I recycle wine corks

Dear Recycling Bins, I’m a bit of a wine connoisseur. There’s nothing better than a bottle of red at the end of the week to wind down from the busyness of life. However, I have built up quite a collection of corks. I read somewhere that I can’t recycle wine corks, is that true? If I can’t recycle them, what should I do with them?

Thank you for your question! Synthetic corks and screw tops can go into your recycling bin.  However, natural cork is not accepted by recycling schemes. You shouldn’t put it in your waste bin either, as most won’t break down on landfill. But don’t worry, there are ways that you can recycle wine corks.

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Dear Recycling Bins… Can You Make Recycling Easy? 

Make Recycling Easy

Dear Recycling Bins,

I’m officially fed up with recycling! Of course, I want to do my bit for the planet. However, all the sorting, washing, and confusion has made it a real chore. How can I make recycling easy?

Thank you for your question and we definitely understand your pain! Recycling can seem like a chore and the rules can be confusing. On the other hand, in light of the recent ‘code red’ climate report, recycling is still so important for the planet.

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Dear Recycling Bins: Our Recycling Advice Column

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I’m a parent with a problem. My little one is now no longer so little but my loft, spare room, and garage is chock full of baby and toddler gear. Little people do come with a lot of stuff! I want my spare room back and my other half keeps complaining about the state of the garage, so I need to get rid of some of the clutter. The thing is, I don’t want to throw some perfectly good things in the bin. What do I do with all my baby gear?

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