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This page is updated regularly to coincide with the most recent EcoConsumer/KOMO4 News appearance. Visit the products archive to learn about products and resources featured on past appearances.

Note: Because of time constraints, some of the products and resources listed here may be shown on the air only very briefly, or not at all. Many of the following links lead to external sites.

How Recycling Works

Air date: Jan. 28, 2015

How paper recycling works, from Earth 911

http://www.earth911.com/business-policy/business/paper-recycling-details-basics/

Example of home or school paper-making kit using recycling paper, from Creativity for Kids

http://www.fabercastell.com/creativity-for-kids/products/categories/paper-and-memory-crafts/TheCompletePaperMakingKit/1052

Info on Nucor, which recycles scrap steel into construction products at its mill in West Seattle

https://www.nucorbar.com/ourstory.aspx?i=2

Aluminum can recycling statistics, from the Can Manufacturers Institute

http://www.cancentral.com/beverage-cans/a-greener-planet

Info about aluminum can recycling, from Alcoa

http://www.alcoa.com/recycling/en/info_page/about.asp

Styro Recycle in Renton, which collects and “densifies” polystyrene for recycling

http://www.styrorecycle.com

Electronics recycler Total Reclaim in Seattle

http://www.totalreclaim.com/recycling-services/electronics

E-Cycle Washington program, with listings of electronics recycling locations

http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/swfa/eproductrecycle

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Updated: Jan. 28, 2015


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