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Dear Recycle Lady, Today I purchased a take-home fried chicken dinner at Crawford’s. They packaged it neatly and placed it in a cardboard box. Unfortunately, grease from the chicken is on the box. Is it possible to recycle a box with grease on it? Concerned About the Grease Dear Concerned...

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Dear Recycle Lady, Last week you mentioned Bees Wraps as an alternative to small plastic bags. What are Bees Wraps and how are they used. Like New Products Dear Like New Products, According to https://greenerideal.com, Bees Wraps are made from 100% organic cotton sheets infused with beeswax, jojoba oil and...

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Dear Recycle Lady, Can Ziplock plastic bags be recycled? Bagger Dear Bagger, Yes. Ziplock plastic bags can be recycled at Kroger or Wal-Mart, but not at the Recycling Center. There are several other similar type bags with different brand names that also can be recycled. As with all recyclables, be...

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Dear Recycle Lady, I have an aerosol can with a large, non-removable plastic top that contains the nozzle. Will this aerosol can recycle?  Hope It Recycles Dear Hope It Recycles, Yes, it can be recycled with steel cans. Before recycling your can, spray until nothing more comes out or you...

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Dear Recycle Lady,  I used the last of a roll of aluminum foil and was going to recycle the box in with cardboard. However, I noticed that the cutting edge for the aluminum foil was metal. Must this medal edge be torn or cut off before putting the box in...

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Dear Recycle Lady,  Does aluminum foil need to be flattened before it can be recycled? I always crumple up mine before putting it in the recycle bin. Foil Recycler Dear Foil Recycler, Aluminum is a valuable material.  It can be made into new aluminum products in only 60 days.  Aluminum...

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Dear Recycle Lady,  What kind of plastic bags recycle? Must paper labels be removed?  New to Plastic Bag Recycling Dear New to Plastic Bag Recycling, Low Density Polyethylene Plastic (LDPE), better known as #4 plastic, can be recycled.LDPE plastic is transparent and is used for items such as shrink wrap,...

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Dear Recycle Lady,  While cleaning out my garage I found several chains of various lengths.  Can these chains be recycled?  Also, I found several partial boxes of unused nails. Can they be recycled?  Cleaner-Upper Dear Cleaner-Upper If the chains are metal, and not plastic, they can be recycled with metal....

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Margery Joan Holliday

Lewisburg-Margery Joan Holliday, 92, passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center. Born May 9, 1929, in Salisbury, England, she was the last surviving child of Fredrick J. and Sarah Jane Foyle Elsworth. Margery was a member of Wild Meadow Baptist Church, and was retired from Kroger...

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Dear Recycle Lady,  Should I remove labels from steel cans before I put them in the recycling bin? Can Recycler Dear Can Recycler, Labels on steel cans do not need to be removed before recycling the cans. The labels are disposed of by the high heat used in the recycling...

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