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How to recycle Filing Cabinets

Leah Spencer

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Recycling in the trendiest thing to be done now a days, be it for, paper, plastic, steel, wood or any other material. The biggest advantage of recycling is that once the original product is consumed, the used item can be converted into something new which can be used again purposely. The same can be done effectively with filing cabinets too. The filing cabinets once used in offices become redundant quickly and then the big problem of how to utilize them arises? There are many ways in which these cabinets can be utilized by recycling them in a proper way.

Some important tips for recycling filing cabinets are as follows.

1. The most common recycling way is to donate the cabinet to some organization which will use the cabinet as such for filing their papers and documents.

These organizations could be offices for some housing societies, medical firms and small scale clinics along with certain law firms which have a lot of paper work. 2. These filing cabinets can be utilized in any part of the house by making simple changes and adaptations in the old ones. a) the easiest way is to convert them into a study table for children. The drawers present in the cabinet can store extra books, stationary and other some items pertaining to the school. b) these cabinets can be put in the kitchen where they can be used to put items like tiffin boxes, poly bags, foils, bottles and other kitcen requirements like napkins, dusters.

c) In the garden area, all the equipment required for gardening can be stacked into these cabinets by changing their shape a little. d) The most useful recycled item made with the cabinet is to attach rollers on the cabinet and then to move it from place to place where ever there is a requirement. e) These cabinets can also be used to put the computer with all its accessories so that the whole cabinet with its drawers are used effectively for stacking all the computer related things like inks, paper, mouse-pads and cartridges.

f) The other utility for the cabinets is to arrange it as a side cabinet on which children can put their toys or in the living room area in which this side table can house decorative vase for beautification of the place. g) Since filing cabinets have a lot of drawers, they are best suited to hold a small library for the children as all their books can be neatly arranged alpabetically in these drawers. h) These cabinets are perfect for storing requirements like emergency battery, first aid kits, bulbs and other items which are not required on a daily basis.

i) The cabinets which can not be utilized at home even after recycling, can be put online for selling. j) The cabinets can be sold to the scrap yard as the steel which is the main material used to make the cabinets can be recycled and used for other innovative products. The filing cabinets are an important component of all the offices but there use gets hampered with the advent of new ways of storing important documents like CD's and floppy discs so it is better to recycle them from time to time so that they can be of utility for a long time and donot lie as waste in one corner unnecessarily!

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