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Contractors and landscapers can turn extra cement into landscape blocks (rather than dumping it).
Help promote this type of recycling
If you've got a concrete job, ask what they'll do with any leftovers.
Website
formablok.com/...
 
Description
Terracycle provides pack and ship recycling for awkward materials such as foil chip pouches and drink boxes, collected in large quantities. An online store offers trinkets made with some of the otherwise non-recyclable materials.
Help promote this type of recycling
It's really better not to generate this type of waste. However, if you have a setting like a day care that generates large numbers of drink or chip bags, they can be collected and shipped to TerraCycle.
Website
http://www.terracycle.com/
 
Description
Crocs brand shoes are made primarily from Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA). While industrial EVA scrap is recyclable, as of this writing post-consumer collection options are rare to non-existent.

The Crocs company produces a yearly sustainability report. As of 2013 Crocs shoes contain about 6% EVA recycled from factory scraps.

While used crocs are not recyclable, most modern shoes are not either.
Help promote this type of recycling
If you can't really recycle, you can at least maximize use. If a snap or strap breaks it's easy to repair: the Crocs company will sometimes send out free replacements.
Website
http://company.crocs.com/sustainability/
 
Description
Why recycle drugs? Drugs can be found by children, or dumped in toilets or trash leading to effects on wildlife.
Help promote this type of recycling
Keep your unneeded drugs locked up, ready for a takeback opportunity. Help get laws passed allowing pharmacies to take back unneeded drugs.

Note that many drugs are effective well beyond their expiration date. A few drugs do go bad in that time. Check online for details if you've got a batch that could be used but is a bit old.
Website
deadiversion.usdoj.gov/...
 
Description
Ships unwanted bikes & parts to Ghana and other countries, where they feed a network of newly trained bicycle mechanics and service shops. An award winning program.
Help promote this type of recycling
Protect any of your old bikes from rust until they can be donated.
Website
villagebicycleproject.org
 
Description
They want your cork. Old wine corks can be 'upcycled' into products even more valuable than wine corks. Check with your local wine shop if they participate.
Help promote this type of recycling
Ask local wine merchants or restaurants to participate, perhaps print out the recork home page.
Website
recork.org
 
Description
Turns out that old denim fabric makes excellent itch-free insulation for houses. This category was pioneered by a company called Bonded Logic. As of this writing old jeans can be shipped to an address in Arizona for recycling.
Help promote this type of recycling
Consider speaking with the manager of your local thrift shops: encourage them to set up collection points for worn denim clothing. Costs for shipping in bulk are much lower than if each consumer ships individually.
Website
bluejeansgogreen.org
 
Description
Carpets have long had no practical destination other than landfill. A combination of State law and industry efforts are changing that. California is leading the way with the California Carpet Stewardship Program, administered until 2015 by an industry group the Carpet American Recovery Effort (CARE). Visit the program websites for details, and be sure to ask your installer or local carpet store what they do with scraps and old carpet.
Help promote this type of recycling
If you're buying carpet, ask about recycling. If consumers demand it, more suppliers will take up recycling efforts.
Website
Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE)
 
Description
In the USA, the Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act of 2010 opened up new avenues for drug disposal, including this one. For $4 you can buy an envelope at any CVS Pharmacy location, pile in the drugs and mail. They even take controlled substances (marijuana, hashish, cocaine, etc).
Website
www.cvs.com/Shop/TakeAway-Envelope

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