Polystyrene is a plastic and can be recycled, but is not often handled at municipal recycling centers due to cost of recycling and the nature of the product. Lightweight polystyrene is difficult to collect and separate, ... More »

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Those recycling cardboard should clean and break down the cardboard, and they should also remove superfluous material. Check your city or town website for either recyclable pick-up services or locations for dropping off ... More »

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You can get recycling center bins at several retail stores, including Home Depot, Lowe's, The Container Store, Walmart and Staples. In addition, several big cities, such as Philadelphia, and smaller communities offer fre... More »

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All tin cans are recyclable, according to Waste Management. Tin cans are actually aluminum, but they are sometimes called tin cans because there is a micro-thin layer of tin coating the inside of the can to help it from ... More »

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Cans, foil and cookware are recyclable aluminum items. Beverage cans are the primary aluminum cans recycled, and recyclable cookware consists primarily of disposable aluminum baking and cooking vessels. Less common alumi... More »

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VHS tapes can be recycled if taken apart. The hard outer plastic casing of the tape can be recycled, but the insides cannot be. More »

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To start recycling cans and bottles, begin collecting used containers and separating them by materials, such as aluminum, plastic and glass, and check the containers for any recycling information. As you separate, rinse ... More »