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Why should we bother to recycle household waste if it's only a small portion of all waste that is generated?

For the past two months, I have been investing some attention and effort in taking care of setting aside all my dry waste in my room's bin. I wish to separate the recyclable ones and the unrecyclable ...
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Are biscuit wrappers (the shiny looking ones) recyclable ? Can I dump them in regular dry waste collecting containers? [duplicate]

Recurring waste has been a recurring theme in my questions about waste management. Want to ensure recyclability or reduce waste in everyday use. Are these biscuit wrappers recyclable ? A ...
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Are talcum powder tins more sustainable than the ones that come in plastic boxes?

I was shopping and as a trial, I bought a talcum powder in a tin container instead of the usual ones that comes packaged in a plastic box. The material looks like a tin, although one cannot tell from ...
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Bottle Bricks : Are there any demerits to stuffing plastic bottles with non-bio-degradable dry waste ex:polythene covers,chocolate wrappers etc?

A neighbourhood school wants to start an Environ-friendly awareness and action project for the children. The idea is to collect plastic water bottles (preferably of the same size and shape) and stuff ...