As a member of the Peacemaking Team at First Presbyterian Church in Elizabethton, I am often asked, "Where can I recycle (batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, cell phones, old computers, etc)"?
Here are two links to finding information on local options for recycling a variety of household items.
It is estimated that it will take approximately 450 years for a plastic water bottle to biodegrade. This short video about a Recyling Labyrinth might encourage folks to stop buying bottled water and opt, instead, for reusable drinking bottles. Watch the video about this project on YouTube: