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You Should Be Recycling Your Beauty Product | BLOG Certified
Lately I've been having a real dilemma every time I finish a beauty product in the bathroom: Do I throw it in the trash or should I take it to the kitchen to recycle? A year ago, this is a question I never would have asked myself, but lately I've been thinking more and more about how much waste I'm creating that ends up in landfills or floating in the ocean. Honestly, the subliminal and overt messaging about sustainability is getting to me (in a good way). I've got it on lock in the kitchen, from cardboard egg cartons to reusable FreshDirect bags. When I moved into a new apartment, I made it a point to have two bins sitting right beside my trash can—one for paper and one for plastic—to make it easy to recycle. But once I step into my bathroom, it's like I forget that recycling is even a thing. "The most important thing to remember when you're in the bathroom is that those packages should be recycled too," Betsy Dorn, director at RSE USA, a recycling and waste consulting company,