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Debunking 5 Paper Recycling Myths 25

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Nearly two-thirds of U.S. paper products are recycled, but the supply remains limited.  That’s because some types of paper simply shouldn’t be recycled.
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All paper boxes and packaging are recyclable, even ones with waxy coating or other lining.
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Nice work. Just remember this simple rule: If it’s paper, paperboard or cardboard, and it’s not coated or greasy, it’s totally recyclable! If any of the questions surprised you, tell us about it in the comments below.
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  • Janis B. 1 day ago
    good job
  • Robert P. 2 days ago
    I wouldn't call it myths when the rules from the previous company stated no pizza boxes, magazines, shirt cardboard or junk mail. How is one supposed to tell the difference between waxy and plastic coated paper?
  • Terry and Monica H. 3 days ago
    I'm confused about paper with the waxy coating not being recyclable. Waxy type containers like juice, cream, & buttermilk cartons are recyclable, right? What's the diff?
  • karen g. 11 days ago
    I think we need more info about what goe's on about recyclebank7 you should post the phone number to recyclebank I have been trying to get it 4 months
  • Angela S. 13 days ago
    Goodjob
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