04/25/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

How To Recycle: CDs, Crayons, Candle Jars And More

3. CDs and DVDs
Mails discs to Back Thru The Future (, a woman-owned electronics recycling and data destruction company.

4. Crayons
In my house, the most unpopular crayon colors are gray and pale yellow. I never thought twice about tossing the duds in the trash, but it turns out that crayon wax spends eternity in a landfill. Instead, put them in a small box and send them to the recycling program run by Crazy Crayons, where your castoffs will be melted down and turned into a new generation of crayons. For details, go to