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Six Items People Incorrectly Recycle

May 29, 2018

Via: Waste360

As more and more residents and businesses try to step up their recycling game, it’s important to note what is and what isn’t recyclable. While items like plastic bags and cardboard pizza boxes may seem recyclable, they actually do more harm than good if placed in a recycling stream. Greasy pizza boxes can contaminate clean recyclables, and plastic bags can damage and jam recycling machinery, for example.

Other common items that people incorrectly recycle include disposable cups, yogurt cups, oily takeout containers and diapers (yes, really).

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