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Eight Ways to Use Silica Gel Packets

September 30, 2019

Have you ever wondered why you find those tiny little packets labeled “Throw Away” and “Do Not Eat” when you purchase items such as a purse, shoes, or even food? While they may seem annoying or wasteful when you find them in a shoe box or at the bottom of your purse, these little packets actually serve an important purpose and can also be repurposed. These little packets contain a substance known as silica gel and they are very effective at reducing moisture and humidity within a small space.

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Last Modified: 09-30-2019-21:24:48


About County Waste and Recycling in New York

The Clifton Park, NY location of County Waste and Recycling ranks among the Capital Region’s largest waste and recycling companies. County Waste and Recycling provides residential garbage and recycling services, commercial roll off service, industrial waste removal, and construction and demolition waste collection services. In addition to waste collection services, County Waste also operates transfer stations in Clifton Park and Troy, New York and Sierra Processing, a recycling center, in Albany, New York.

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County Waste and Recycling of Clifton Park, NY serves the following New York counties:
Albany, Fulton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, and Schoharie.


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