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01/11/2014 10:40 am ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

So, Those School Supplies You've Hoarded Since Fifth Grade Can Be Recycled After All

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From Earth911's Maria Carter:

Winter marks the halfway point in the school year — the perfect time to de-clutter cubbies and clean out lockers.

But all those dried-out markers, empty glue sticks and dog-eared books need not end up in landfills. Companies like Crayola, Elmer’s Glue, Staples and more offer recycling programs to give battered backpack dwellers a second life.

Here’s how to recycle some common school supplies:

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