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Sep 04

10/01/18 - Wish-Cycling

Posted to Recycling - Home on September 4, 2020 at 3:58 PM by Jacob Smith

It has happened to everyone. You have this item in your hand. You look at it and it just seems perfect for recycling. Certainly, there has to be a home for it. 

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Sep 04

10/01/18 - Common Recycling Questions Where the Answer Is No

Posted to Recycling - Home on September 4, 2020 at 3:56 PM by Jacob Smith

Often when we have conversations with people about what can be recycled, we are asked, "but what about…." The following is a common list of the types of materials that are asked about and that should not be recycled at your curb or community drop-off center.

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Sep 03

02/01/19 - Recycling - Putting Its Best Foot Forward

Posted to Recycling - Home on September 3, 2020 at 3:00 PM by Jacob Smith

Many of the questions our office receives are related to contamination. People don't specifically ask about contaminants, but instead, ask "Why can't I put XYZ into the recycling cart?"

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Sep 03

08/01/19 - Part 1: Some Behind the Scenes of Recycling

Posted to Recycling - Home on September 3, 2020 at 12:16 PM by Jacob Smith

Recyclables after they are picked up from your curbside carts are hauled by a truck to a recycling facility. These recycling facilities are called "Material Recycling Facility", also known as "MRF."

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Sep 03

09/01/19 - Part 2: Recycling Terms

Posted to Recycling - Home on September 3, 2020 at 11:57 AM by Jacob Smith

I've heard the term "post-consumer content"; what does it mean?

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