Why should I buy recycled products?

By purchasing recycled products, you are creating a market for the materials you set out at the curb. The recycling industry also creates jobs; according to a 2002 survey, over 300 jobs are associated with the recycling industry in East Baton Rouge Parish. Buying recycled products boosts the economy while reducing pollution; saving landfill space; and conserving natural resources, energy, and water. Please, buy recycled products and close the loop.

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1. What can I put in my recycle cart?
2. What time should I put out my recycling cart?
3. Which day should I set out my recycling cart?
4. What should I do if the recycling truck accidentally misses my weekly pick-up?
5. Can I recycle large corrugated boxes?
6. Can I recycle magazines, junk mail, newspaper inserts, and phone books?
7. What happens to the recyclables after they are collected?
8. Why should I buy recycled products?
9. Where and when is the monthly recycling drop-off for apartment dwellers and small businesses?
10. Where can I buy a compost bin?
11. My office or business wants to recycle, what should we do?