Proper Waste Disposal (PHOTOS): How To Recycle Those Trickier Items

05/10/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

While recycling statistics show the U.S. making little strides every year, there are certain items that still fall in the "what the hell am I supposed to do with this?" category. Throwing them in the trash is never the best option, as many of these items, such as light bulbs and batteries, can be toxic. Don't let that burnt-out light bulb intimidate you-- If there's a will, there's a way to recycle everything from light bulbs to Capri Sun pouches. So if you will, here are some recycling options for those harder to recycle items.

How To Recycle Difficult Materials