Don’t bag your recyclables
Putting your recyclables in plastic bags causes problems. The recyclables inside can’t get properly sorted, and the bags can get tangled in the machinery. As a result, bagged recyclables are pulled from the sorting lines by workers and sent to the landfill. It’s better to keep your recyclables loose in your bin.
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How you can Recycle Right
Recycling helps reduce pollution, save energy, conserve natural resources, and support local jobs and businesses. Follow these tips to make sure your recycling efforts don’t go to waste.
Empty, clean and dry
Empty out liquids, rinse or scrape out food residue, make sure paper and cardboard are dry, and keep your recycling bin closed to shut out rain.
Keep recyclables loose, do not bag them
Not everything can be recycled
Even items that have the recycling symbol may not be accepted for recycling in your program or even in the state.
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