Thursday, July 23, 2009

Have an Eco-Smart Trash Day

Learn how to properly dispose of old stuff around your house. We all have stuff.

K.J. McCorry, owner of eco-officiency in Bolder Colorado, tell you how to get rid of your old stuff the right way

1.Paints, fertilizers, mercury thermometers,rechargeable batteries

Bring them your town's hazardous waste collection site for recycling or proper disposal

2.E-waste: Computer monitiors, printers, TV's,fax machines, laptops (all contain dangerous metals)

Return items to manufacturers that have take-back programs or find a nearby e-waste recycler at

3.Appliances: stoves, refrigerators, air conditioners,washing machines

Donate working items to charity. For broken appliances, call your town's recycling center, they may use them for scrap metal

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