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Planet-Saving Tips!

Posted by Bonnie Limbird

Take a look at these practical planet-saving tips from the Keep It Clean Kansas team and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, and give them a follow on Facebook for more ideas on how to reduce, recycle, and reuse year-round.

May be an image of text that says 'SPRING CLEANING TIPS •Repurpose old unwanted items like t- shirts into cleaning rags and toothbrushes into little scrubbers. •When de-cluttering your home, choose to sell or donate items before throwing them DONATE out. Recycle electronics, batteries, paint, and many more materials at your local household hazardous waste facility. Keep it CLEAN KANSAS'
Spring Cleaning Tips
May be an image of text that says 'bright ideas for saving energy Use natural sunlight as much as possible Turn off lights and unplug electronics when they are not in use. Switch to LED lightbulbs Keep it CLEAN KANSAS'
Bright Ideas for Saving Energy
May be an image of text that says 'tips for composting beginners •Choose the method of composting hat is most convenient for you! A traditional compost pile, a compost turner, vermi-composting, or even the use of compost programs. Keep a handy cheat sheet of things that can and cannot go into your compost piles. Keep a tightly sealed compost container in your kitchen under the sink or by the trash or even in the freezer to help combat unwanted smells. COMPOST GARDEN 501 Keep it CLEAN KANSAS'
Tips for Composting Beginners
May be an image of text that says 'Keep CLEAN KANSAS If it's bigger than a credit card, it can be thrown in the recycling bin.'
If it’s bigger than a credit card, it can be thrown in the recycling bin.
May be an image of text that says 'BATTERIES START FIRES Do not throw lithium-ion batteries in the trash or your curbside recycling bin. Place tape over the terminals or package individually and recycle them at your local household hazardous waste facility Keep CLEAN KANSAS'
Batteries start fires.

And don’t forget, Prairie Village Bulky Item pickups begin this weekend west of Roe and north of 79th Street (mattresses April 22, TODAY!) Divert as much as you can from the landfill, but following the tips above. 😊

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