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A practical guide to recycling and disposing of art materials.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1992 (v.9#1) pg. 16

Photo shows how recycling center can be built into kitchen cabinets. Swinging panels in the wall behind the shelf open into trash bins built against a wall along the basement stairs. Allows separating of tin cans, clear and colored glass.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1974 (v.52#11) pg. D6 (158+)

How to install a quick-and-easy recycling center beneath a kitchen sink.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1991 (v.69#9) pg. 50

Tips from homesteads on recycling and disposing of trash.
COUNTRYSIDE Feb 1984 (v.68#2) pg. 12

The 3-R's of trash disposal. Tips on reducing, reusing and recycling.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Jun 1990 (v.74#3) pg. 16

New life for old tires. A range of uses that old tires can be put to around a homestead.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Jun 1991 (v.75#3) pg. 57

Advice on recycling automobile tires for use in the garden. How to avoid both chemical and visual pollution problems.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1998 (v.82#2) pg. 53

Build your own "eco-center". A combination recycling station and indoor-lighted grow box.
CREATIVE IDEAS FOR LIVING Jan-Feb 1991 (v.22#1) pg. 26

100 ways to recycle things your usually throw away.
FAMILY CIRCLE May 10 1983 (v.96#7) pg. 8

Add a recycling center to your kitchen. Cabinet provides storage for newspapers, cans, bottles, and organic waste. Butcher block top provides extra counter space. Dimensions: 29" wide, 36" tall, 41" long. Built of plywood.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #231 Sep 1982 (v.32#7) pg. 66

How to dispose of hazardous household wastes. Ideas on how to recycle, store, and dispose of motor oil, pesticides, paint, etc.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #241 Sep 1983 (v.33#7) pg. 56

Construction waste. Ideas for reducing, reusing and recycling construction debris.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #93 Feb-Mar 1995 pg. 70
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #96 Jun-Jul 1995 pg. 4
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #97 Aug-Sep 1995 pg. 6

Tips: Gardening ideas for "recycling" old tires.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1988 (v.32#5) pg. 33

Recycling 101. Questions and answers look at the basic rules of recycling.
GARBAGE Mar-Apr 1991 (v.3#2) pg. 38

Dump picking for beginners. Tips on poking through other people's discards to find usable items.
GARBAGE May-Jun 1991 (v.3#3) pg. 38

Eleven steps to setting up a meaningful recycling program in the company office.
GARBAGE Mar-Apr 1992 (v.4#2) pg. 27

A waste-watcher's kitchen. Ideas for adapting drawers and cupboards for storing recyclables, compost, and dry garbage.
HARROWSMITH #95 Jan-Feb 1991 (v.15#5) pg. 64

How to reduce the environmental impact of maintaining your car. Tips on dealing with waste coolant, oil, oil filters, batteries, and tires.
HOME MECHANIX #786 Jun 1994 (v.90) pg. 14

Taking in the trash. Simple strategies for recycling the "good" garbage. Ideas on what to recycle, storage bins, etc.
HOMEOWNER Apr 1990 (v.15#3) pg. 54

Recycling old motor oil. Tips include fire starter, coating roads and driveways, using as a herbicide, wood preservative, wood stain, etc.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #634 Mar 1981 (v.77) pg. 32
Added Info MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #637 Jun 1981 (v.77) pg. 12

Build this motor oil recycler. The oil is filtered through toilet paper rolls and then heated to drive out water and more volatile fluids. Est. cost: $15.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #67 Jan-Feb 1981 pg. 104

Tip on collecting and storing used motor oil for recycling.
MOTORCYCLIST #1119 Jul 1990 pg. 115

Home recycling center. Wooden cart on casters features storage drawers for glass jars, storage shelves for newspapers, a built-in can crusher and storage bins for the crushed cans. Est. cost: $95.
NEW SHELTER Feb 1982 (v.3#2) pg. 45

Improper disposal of waste oil from auto changes, especially by do-it-yourselfers, may cause environmental harm along with a great waste of our resources. A discussion of the problem and some solutions.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1976 (v.146#3) pg. 30

Advice on recycling automobile waste products (oil, coolant, batteries and tires).
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1992 (v.169#5) pg. 98

Homemade storage devices for recycling rubbish.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1971 (v.198#6) pg. 94

Recycling cupboard (40"x23"x32" high) has two slanted lids on top that lift-up to provide access to bins for cans and bottles. Front doors open to also provide access to bottom shelf for holding newspapers.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #93 Nov 1996 (v.16#5) pg. 34

Kitchens that recycle. Advice from six kitchen designers on how to incorporate trash bins.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Mar 1989 (v.4#2) pg. 62

Roll-around bin holds glass, paper, tin cans, and other items to be recycled. Fits under kitchen counter top when not needed.
SUNSET May 1977 (v.158#5) pg. 144

A look at recycling and how to set up an area at home to recycle paper, aluminum, steel and glass.
SUNSET Feb 1981 (v.166#2) pg. 78

Backyard pavilion conceals and stores trash being recycled and a compost pile.
SUNSET Oct 1981 (v.167#4) pg. 120

Do-it-yourself recycling. Construction techniques to turn household trash into a textile.
THREADS #43 Oct-Nov 1992 pg. 72

Recycling island. A kitchen workstation and recycling center all in one. This cabinet features two large lower drawers (each containing two 35-quart plastic waste bins) and two smaller upper drawers for general storage. The top is ceramic tile surrounded with a wide wooden frame. Overall dimensions: 38"x26"x36" tall.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1994 (v.18#2) pg. 23

How to recycle drink cans into useful objects. Article includes instructions on how to make a dowel rack, a giant reel for cord or wire, tube-hangers for pegboard, drawer compartments, etc.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1975 (v.31#5) pg. 44

Backyard recycling center and potting shed is constructed mostly of pressure-treated pine.
WORKBENCH Jun-Jul 1991 (v.47#3) pg. 20

Recycling cabinet. Attractive cabinet with a frame-and-panel front that tips forward revealing a large plastic bin. Overall dimensions: 12"x17"x25" tall. Multiple units can be fastened together to form a recycling "center". Would also make a good laundry hamper.
WORKBENCH Oct-Nov 1994 (v.50#5) pg. 66