The Way You Are Recycling is Contaminating Recycling Plants
June 2, 2017
You may be recycling, but you could be doing it wrong. Recyclers are plagued by contamination.. Items that can’t be recycled need to be removed by hand. The good news is that recycling overall have increased, but so have rates of contamination, which makes recycling more costly for everyone. But you can do something about this. Learn which materials your recycler accepts and be sure to clean food residue off items before recycling. The top items that common recyclers want in the recycling bin are aluminum cans, newspaper, cardboard, steel cans, plastic bottles and glass containers.