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What to do with pizza boxes and light bulbs? Ramsey, Hennepin recycling guides have the answers

I’m often confused about which types of cardboard can be recycled (not pizza boxes) and whether light bulbs can go in the garbage (incandescent into the garbage; fluorescent need special recycling), so the Ramsey County online guide to disposal will be helpful.

Just about everything you’d have in a household is listed — from ad circulars to zinc air batteries — with tips on how to get rid of them. Often they suggest reuse, and some muncipalities recycle different materials, so sometimes you have to make a phone call anyway, but it offers a good starting place when it’s time for cleanup and tossing.

Hennepin County also offers online recycling resources.

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