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Reduce, Recycle, Reuse

Reduce, Recycle, ReuseWith the weather starting to feel like spring, it’s time for spring cleaning! For most people, that includes giving the house a thorough clean from top to bottom. Of course, you could find a company who offers a janitorial service Roanoke or wherever you live to do this for you if you particularly hate cleaning. But spring cleaning also involves cleaning out your cupboards and going through your belongings and removing what you no longer need. Because of that, it can involve any of the three “R”s. If you are going through your clothes closet, you may want to reduce clothes that are either too small or too big for you, so that someone else may reuse them. If you’re a crafty person you could even turn your old T-shirts into something you will use, add a few sparkles and it will look as new as ever. Alternatively there are companies who will use old t-shirts to create something cool like a tshirt quilt so you could even donate them to people/companies who would use them? If you are reducing the clutter in your basement, you may find this system helpful. I set up three containers. One is for recyclables, one is for donating to The Salvation Army, and one is for garbage. The garbage container is usually the smallest container since there are few things that can’t be recycled. I am amazed at the amount of clutter that accumulates over the winter. To finish my spring cleaning, I move to the outdoors to rake leaves and collect garden debris, usually filling a dozen paper yard bags. Although, I do have to say, the process of raking so many leaves up is becoming a little tedious, so I think it will probablyt be about time I started to research into sites like or any others I can find that can review some leaf blowers that it’s looking like I desperately need at the moment.
. I haul the lawn bags and recycle bins to the end of my driveway for my town to pick up. Another form of recycling and reusing which most people will likely overlook is rainwater harvesting. Obviously, you’ll need to look at hiring a gutter cleaning firm, similar to Clean Pro Gutter Cleaning Cincinnati, to ensure that your gutters are free of debris so rain water can be harvested effectively. You can then reuse the water you collect for watering plants or other tasks, saving you money on your water bill as well as helping the environment! Ahhh, spring is in the air!

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