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Canada's Product Care Enables In-Country Recycling for Holiday Lights

TAGS: Recycling
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Product Care Recycling enables recycling for leftover paint, household hazardous waste, lights and smoke/CO alarms. The Canadian company operates more than 150 free drop-off locations in British Columbia, and those materials are then recycled in-country.

The idea behind the locations is to divert holiday waste from landfills. The company is now asking residents to bring their used string lights to recycling points. Last year, Product Care saved1.6 million light bulbs from landfills.

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