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Tuesday, January 1, 2008

What's In the Basement? (January)

Garbage

  • 3 pieces of gum in wrapper (chewed)
  • 1 plastic needle protector
  • 1 fritos bag
  • 1 cardboard margarine stick box
  • 1 wax cereal box bag
  • 1 plastic hospital bracelet
  • 1 plasticoated side from frozen juice container
  • 2 bottle corks
  • 1 rubber toilet flapper with chain
  • 2 metallic bags of chips
  • 4 metallic bags of crackers
  • 4 metallic bags of non-dairy creamer
  • 4 baggage tags
  • 4 baggage receipt tags
  • 1 plasticoated plane ticket envelope
  • 4 plastic wrappers w/stickers
  • 2 e-tickets w/stickers
  • 3 tinfoil gum wrappers w/chewed gum
  • 1 champagne bottle foil wrapper
  • 1 plastic butter packet w/tinfoil top
  • 4 bandaids, wrappers, and plastic tabs
  • 1 package of instant oatmeal
  • 1 mac and cheese cheese packet
  • 1 plasticoated paper wrapper
  • 12 bent nails
  • 2 band aid wrappers with plasticoated tabs
  • 1 ball of blue paper tape from painting
  • 1 waxy box liner
  • 1 small sticker off an apple
  • 1 kitchen sponge
  • 2 small airline peanut bags
  • 1 large chips bag
  • 1 small chips bag
  • 1 metallic vitamin c package
  • 4 pieces dvd shrink wrapping
  • 1 piece dental floss
  • 1 wax cracker bag
  • 1 office depot polyethylene mailer
  • 1 plasticky sticker holder
  • 1 piece used dental floss
  • 1 odd shaped mailer with sticker
  • 1 piece used dental floss
  • 1 plastic veggie dog package with sticker
  • 1 wax cereal bag
  • 2 flu medicine vial holders
  • 4 flu medicine vials

Recyclable
  • 1 small plastic orange juice bottle
  • 3 aluminum cans
  • 2 plastic apple juice containers HDPE 1
  • 1 glass beer bottle w/top
  • 1 glass vinegar bottle w/top
  • 1 paper baking sugar bag
  • 1 plastic juice bottle HDPE 1
  • 1 plastic tofu tray PP 5
  • top and bottom of frozen apple juice container
  • 1 plastic tomato holder PET 1
  • 2 glass jars of spaghetti sauce w/tops
  • 1 plastic bread bag
  • 2 tuna cans
  • 2 plastic condiment samplers PS 6
  • 1 small yogurt container PP 5
  • 1 glass beer bottle
  • 1 glass wine bottle
  • 2 plastic wrappers
  • 1 plastic food bag (ripped)
  • 1 plastic straw
  • 1 plastic pretzel bag
  • 1 plastic strawberry holder PETE 1
  • 1 newspaper
  • 1 cardboard cereal box
  • 1 glass grape juice container w/top
  • 1 cardboard pizza box

  • 1 plastic salad bag
  • 2 plastic ring tops
  • 1 plastic cheese slice bag
  • 1 plastic straw
  • 1 plastic trader joes container
  • 1 plastic milk carton HDPE 2
  • 2 plastic condiment holders PS 6
  • 1 plastic yogurt container PP 5
  • 1 cardboard cereal box
  • 1 glass champagne bottle
  • 1 plastic container PP5
  • 6 500 ml water bottles
  • 2 1.5 l water bottles
  • 4 plastic drinking straws
  • 2 plastic fronts from batt packaging
  • 1 cardboard food box
  • 1 plastic hummus container w/top PETE 1
  • 2 pieces from plastic food container PS 6
  • 1 plastic strawberry container PETE 1
  • 1 plastic shrink wrap
  • 1 plastic ring from milk top
  • 1 plastic tea bag cover
  • 1 cardboard box dishwashing detergent
  • 2 glass juice bottles
  • 1 plastic bear honey jar
  • 1 plastic chocolate syrup bottle HDPE 2
  • 1 plastic cleaning solution bottle HDPE 2
  • 1 plastic strawberry holder
  • 3 plastic try me cups from farmers market
  • 1 plastic drinking straw
  • 2 glass juice bottles
  • 1 styrofoam cup PS 6
  • 1 plastic juice bottle PETE 1
  • 1 plastic jar with top PETE 1
  • 1 (2) liter plastic soda bottle
  • 1 plastic bag from frozen fish
  • 1 plastic food container PETE 1
  • 1 glass salad dressing bottle
  • 2 small plastic bags
  • 1 glass wine bottle
  • 1 plastic yogurt tub PP 5
  • 1 plastic trader joes shrink wrap
  • 1 plastic bag from a loaf of bread
  • 1 aluminum foil takeout tin
  • 1 cardboard cereal box
  • 1 plastic tofu container HDPE#2
  • 3 aluminum bean cans
  • 1 plastic forzen peas bag LDPE 4
  • 1 saran wrap cover
  • 1 plastic food bag
  • 4 pieces cellophane wrapper
  • 1 plastic pasta bag
  • 1 mac and cheese cardboard box
  • 1 trader joes plastic pear holder (compostable so it may go somewhere else)
  • 1 plastic corn tortilla bag
  • 1 detergent plastic tub w/scoop HDPE #2
  • 2 beer bottles with caps
  • 1 plastic pasta bag
  • 1 catalog
  • 1 plastic bag from new door flap
  • 1 plastic OJ bottle HDPE#2 w/cap
  • 1 plastic Milk jug HDPE #2 w/cap
  • 2 plastic wrappers from freeze dried fish (possibly)
  • 1 cardboard food box
  • 1 local newspaper
  • 2 cardboard mailer inserts
  • 1 glass beer bottle
  • 1 cardboard cracker box
  • 1 cardboard frozen fish box

Dunno Yet
  • Plastic packaging front from a lightbulb package
  • 1 massive 50 lb bag of dogfood that's plastic coated
  • 1 plasticy band-aid wrapper and the two plasticy adhesive covers
  • 1 Wrapper from peanut butter jar
  • 1 Aluminum/Cardboard cover to aluminum foil takeout tin
  • 1 plastic sticker from bar of soap
  • 1 waxy bakery style cookie handler
  • 1 aluminumy looking peel top from large yogurt tub
  • 1 plastic bag from shredded cheese

E Waste Pile
  • 3 Incandescent Chandelier Bulbs
  • 1 lithium cell phone battery
  • 1 15w fridge lightbulb
  • 1 25w incandescent light bulb

Had to throw out for health reasons
  • 2 plastic coated wrappers from fishmonger
  • 1 waxy margarine stick wrapper
  • several pieces of gauze and tissue from ear problem 
  • 2 q-tips from ear infection


I should mention that I don't list stuff that is going to the worms here for obvious reasons.

2 comments:

Enci said...

You can recycle your light bulb if you go to earth911.org . Just type in your zip code and what you would like to recycle and the website will give you several recycling locations.

Another interesting website is lightbulbrecycling.com .

Dave said...

Awesome Sites, thank you.

dave