Statistics show that an individual will create nearly 100,000 pounds of waste in their lifetime. This has a substantial impact on environmental issues such as landfills, energy conservation, contamination and the diminishing of resources. Recycling is a practice that can be implemented in your day-to-day life that can help you maintain a green home and reduce your negative effect on the earth. Here are some great recycling tips, courtesy of Compact Appliance. To learn more about proper disposal, check out our Where Does My Waste Go Tool.