Recycling Remodeling Materials Sandpoint ID

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Fast Grass Hydroseeding
(208) 255-9392
160 McGhee Road
Sandpoint, ID
 
Jenkins & Son Tree Farm Inc
(208) 265-5132
1014 Elmira Road
Sandpoint, ID
 
Landscaper The
(208) 263-1682
5515 Upr Pack Rvr Rd
Sandpoint, ID
 
Arcadia Greenhouses
(208) 263-8922
143 Arcadia Lane
Sandpoint, ID
 
Site Specific Design
(208) 263-9474
Po Box 143
Dover, ID
 
Runa Tom Runa Sykes Architct
(208) 263-8089
214 North 1st Avenue
Sandpoint, ID
 
Sandpoint Ranch Tree Farm
(208) 263-6535
1976 Elmira Road
Sandpoint, ID
 
McCune Susie
(208) 263-2383
300 Gold Crk Ridge Rd
Sandpoint, ID
 
Hoe-Plow Company
(208) 683-1645
P.O. Box 647
Ponderay, ID
 
Alpine Lawn Care
(208) 255-7721
762 Monarch Road
Sagle, ID
 

Recycle Your Remodel?

We don’t often think about recycling centers when it comes to remodeling, but in a world where there’s a growing consciousness regarding waste, in particular electronic waste, you need to get hip to the recycling tip. In fact, in some areas, it’s essential that you dispose of materials properly. Let’s look at some of the basic rules on recycling when remodeling.

Paint Recycling
We’ve all done it. We’ve bought paint and used about 80% of it when it comes to a remodel. Then we keep the excess paint lying around for months, even years. Sometimes those old cans of paint accumulate and you’ve got a collection of misfit hues and tones. How do you get rid of it and even solvents, like thinners and strippers?

Latex paints are the only paints that can be recycled. Water based paints cannot. Leftover water based paint can be air-dried,  add kitty litter or newspaper to quicken it's drying time. Then the latex paint can be disposed of in your regular trash. The paints can be brought to a local household hazardous waste center. You can do a web search to find centers in your area.

Once the paint is taken in, it’s shipped to one of three major recycling centers in California, Oregon and Nevada. This is part of the Paint Product Stewardship Initiative. Recycling one gallon of paint results in the saving of thirteen gallons of water.
 
Electronics Recycling You might have seen the photos of mountains of ragged circuit boards, useless printers, fractured monitors and miles of cables in places like Africa, where the junk of the silicon revolution is discarded like yesterdays news, littering the third world with the ghosts of invention.

Well, you can assuage your guilt more than just a little by finding an electronic recycling center. In 2007, discarded TVs, computers, peripherals (including printers, scanners, and faxes), mice, keyboards and cell phones totaled about 2.25 million short tons.

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Remodeling with Repurposed Materials

When it’s time to give your home a facelift with a remodeling project, you might not have to look further than a plastic Coke bottle or a pile of old notebooks for help.

The soda bottle that you throw away today might just be the insulation that keeps you warm in the winter and cool in the summer tomorrow. The pieces of glass at your local dump can turn into new kitchen countertops.

Repurposed or recycled building materials come in all shapes and sizes. In addition to helping keep our environment less polluted, using repurposed materials for home remodeling can actually make your home like Steve Austin, “The Six Million Dollar Man” – bigger, better, faster and stronger.

Countertops Out of What!? Recycled paper (yes, paper!) is a popular alternative for kitchen countertops. Glass is also combined with cement to create a countertop material that is durable and stain-resistant. The cost for countertops made from recycled material is often lower than traditional materials. Countertops made from composite glass and cement-based materials require more care than traditional wood, though. These countertops must be sealed on a regular basis to protect the surface.

Insulation in a Bottle Plastic is a staple in every kitchen. Two-liter soda bottles, peanut butter jars and milk cartons are in refrigerators, pantries and kitchen cupboards. Plastic is an excellent repurposed material for home remodeling projects. Plastic bottles that are thrown out...

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