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Google Maps lets businesses list items they accept for recycling

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Google also said that if a user recycles materials at a local business, they can also suggest an edit to their Business Profile to help let others know.

Google today made a major announcement pertaining to Maps that is focussed on the environment. The company today announced that starting today businesses on Maps will be able to specify the items that they accept for recycling.

The company said that the merchants who have verified Business Profiles on Google can easily add information about what items they recycle using Google My Business. Google said that users will be able to see what places accept materials such as clothing, electronics, batteries, household hazardous waste, light bulbs and glass bottles, so that they keep these items out of the landfill.

Google also said that soon people who visit certain locations will be prompted to answer questions in Maps after their visit so they can let others know what types of materials can be recycled. Additionally, the company announced that if a user recycles materials at a local business, they can also suggest an edit to their Business Profile to help let others know.

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