How to Go About Recycling in Your Apartment Unit

Recycling is a fantastic way to make an impact on the environment, and you could easily do your part while living in an apartment unit.

Recycling is a fantastic way to make an impact on the environment, and you could easily do your part while living in an apartment unit. Going green can only help the environment, and it isn’t hard at all to get started. If your community does not offer the option to recycle, there are a few tips to help you in getting started. Read on to learn how you can go about recycling in your own apartment unit at Prescott Square Apartments!

Find a Recycling Center Nearby

A lot of centers accept various clean recycling materials, like paper, glass, plastic, metal, and even electronics. If you are looking to make a bit of extra money, provide a bit of compensation for specific items and or will refund the CRV fee that you paid for any bottles or beverage cans.

Set Up Your Recycling System

Now that you are aware of where you can take the recycling to, you can begin creating a recycling system right at home. Depending on how far you wish to go with it, there are various options. Once you identify where you wish to store the recyclables, you could purchase specific containers or bins or even do things a bit more efficiently if you want to invest some money. You can reuse paper bags or plastic bags from whichever grocery store you shop at.

Involve the Entire Apartment Unit in the Project

Discuss with your entire family or roomies about the new recycling system. Ask them if they could contribute to ideas for the plan, or show them where it is you’ve set things up. Consider labeling the bins to help clarify what goes in which area. You may even want to share some dividends you earn from the recycling center as an incentive for each person to participate willfully.

Make It a True Habit

At first, it might be hard to remember to separate all the recyclable materials from the normal trash bin, but with time you will learn to be consistent, and it’ll become a habit that is healthier for the planet. It does help a lot if your apartment community already offers recycling as part of an effort toward sustainable living.

Come Home to Comfort and Convenience at Prescott Square Apartments

Nestled in the wooded hills of Pikesville, yet just moments away from Baltimore, Reisterstown, Randallstown, Millford Mill, Gwynn Oak, Old Court, Owings Mills, Garrison, Lochearn, and Windsor Mill, Prescott Square Apartments offers spacious apartment living spaces for everyone! We offer two-bedroom homes with wall-to-wall carpeting/hardwood flooring, central A/C, access to oversized patios/balconies, and maintenance whenever you need it. To set up an appointment to take a look at our apartments, call us at 443-213-8584 or visit our website!