Two of the most common New Year’s resolutions are to organize their homes and to become more environmentally conscious. You can combine both of these resolutions in your baby’s nursery by recycling their old toys. It helps clean up your home, makes room for all those new gifts they got over the holiday season, gets rid of items they have grown out of and keeps the Earth green. Toys represent a simple and happy time of life for most people. They are also an essential tool in the cognitive and social development of a child. The onslaught of toys purchased, some 2.6 billion each year, represents a significant amount of potential waste and many toys you cannot simply dump in your curbside recycle bin as they are often comprised of different materials and cmoponents making them difficult to recycle. Here are some of the tips Baby Lifestyles received from Earth 911, the leading nationwide directory of local recycling resources.