How to Responsibly Dispose of Paperboard

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When it comes to responsible disposal of paperboard, there are several methods you can use to avoid the landfill. Paperboard includes items such as cereal boxes, shoe boxes, and paper towel rolls.

One option is to recycle paperboard. Check with your local recycling facility or waste management department to see if they accept paperboard for recycling. If they do, make sure to remove any plastic or metal components from the paperboard before recycling.

If the paperboard is still in good condition, you can also consider reusing it. Use cereal boxes or shoe boxes for storage or organizing small items. Paper towel rolls can be used for arts and crafts projects.

Another option is to donate paperboard items. Local schools or community centers may have a need for paperboard for various projects or activities. You can also consider donating to local art organizations, as they may use paperboard for creating artwork.

It's important to note that paperboard is not hazardous or a safety risk, so it can be safely disposed of in regular trash if recycling or donation options are not available.