Top Tips for Paper Recycling

Recycling is a great way to help the environment. But if you’re not well organized, it can be easy to forget about recycling until your recycling bin overflows. The good news: simple changes to your daily routine can lead to more consistent paper recycling. Here are five tips for improving your paper recycling habits:

Buy less paper.

  • Buy less paper.
  • Recycle your own documents and use them for something else.
  • Use online banking and digital versions of documents instead of printing out copies that you’ll never read again anyway.

Keep your paper well organized.

To keep your paper well organized, you should:

  • Keep it in a container. Having a designated place for all of your paper is the first step toward being able to find it when you need it. The second step is making sure that container is near where you use the most amount of paper, so that when it comes time to recycle or reuse those sheets, there won’t be any unnecessary trips back and forth across the house (or workplace).
  • Clean out before refilling. If possible, empty out all old papers before refilling with new ones–this will help keep things tidy without requiring extra effort on your part! Otherwise just take care not too let things get too cluttered inside; otherwise they may get stuck together as they try their hardest not come apart again after being separated from each other once already (and who knows what kind of messes might happen if two pieces got