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11 Things You Didn’t Know About Recycling

The Family Handyman Logo By Nick Gerhardt of The Family Handyman | Slide 1 of 11: The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers says to crush plastic bottles before sending them to the recycling facility. Crushing the bottles can prevent bottle caps from shooting off at high speeds when the bottles are crushed.It’s important to recycle plastic bottles because they are one of the most common sources of refuse in the oceans.Or put those plastic bottles to use <a href='https://www.familyhandyman.com/smart-homeowner/hints-and-tips-for-pet-care-and-pet-safety/view-all/'>cooling down your bunny rabbit</a>.Photo: Courtesy of <a href='https://premier.shutterstock.com/image/detail-643647262/empty-bottles-recycle-concept-isolated-on-white-background?src=id'>Dan Kosmayer/Shutterstock</a>

Crush Plastic Bottles

The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers says to crush plastic bottles before sending them to the recycling facility. Crushing the bottles can prevent bottle caps from shooting off at high speeds when the bottles are crushed.It’s important to recycle plastic bottles because they are one of the most common sources of refuse in the oceans.Or put those plastic bottles to use cooling down your bunny rabbit.Photo: Courtesy of Dan Kosmayer/Shutterstock
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