Between barbecues and brunches, gatherings with friends and going on trips with family during these busy summer months can generate additional waste, leaving your carbon footprint larger than usual. Recycling can help reduce the potential negative impact on the environment. Before heading to your designated transfer station or convenience center, know what can and cannot be recycled.
At the Gloucester convenience centers, which are Belroi, Court House (located on Beehive Drive) and Dutton, can accept several types of recycling. According to the Gloucester County website, this includes plastic, paper and cardboard, and metal cans, with stipulations attached to each category.
Plastic containers can only be accepted if they have a #1 or #2 in the recycle symbol. The containers must also be a bottle or jug with a neck smaller than the body (e.g., water bottles and milk jugs) and be empty. The bottles could have contained either beverages or non-toxic cleaning produc...
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