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I signed up based liz’s recommendation. I’ve been gathering for my first pick up. Their website is very helpful.
Recently signed up and have already had two pickups. The plastic and threads bag is always full and Iove the rotating categories like back to school supplies, non perishable food etc.
Happy customer since they rolled out.
Signed up for Ridwell last month and I love their service! Makes my hippy heart happy to know that they are recycling plastic and other things that can't get recycled curbside.
We just signed up for Ridwell and are so excited about it. The kids are even getting involved! I love not feeling guilty about disposing of plastic film, batteries, and more the wrong way. Phew.
I honestly think everyone in the city should use their services- genius! They take plastic film, batteries, clothing and lightbulbs every 2 weeks with a special rotating category to help a non profit group in need! Highly, highly recommend.
We love the service, they are so nice and make it very easy.
So, Ridwell is awesome. Since our municipal garbage and recycling systems won't dispose of a lot of stuff you need to get rid of -- batteries, lightbulbs, and most of all, plastic film -- I used to keep that stuff stashed up until finally we'd have to spend a Saturday bringing it to the appropriate places. But Ridwell comes and picks it up for you, disposes of it responsibly, and is really priced. They also, as a bonus, pick up something else each month that you may need to dispose of, such as used kids gear that you've been meaning to bring to the Goodwill. They make sure it gets re-used responsibly. What's more, the price is really reasonable (less than municipal garbage costs us, by my calculation). So they combine giving me back my Saturday with making me feel a little bit less bad about all our waste. And easy on the wallet. HIGHLY recommend.
Ridwell is great for the things that you can't recycle any other way. Have been using them for a few months and it's a great service.
Great way to responsibly recycle old batteries, build and those guilt-inducing styrofoam blocks. Local business, just getting started.
Ridwell is a great service that lets you recycle plastics and other material that would otherwise be trashed in a landfill.