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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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There’s a lot of fact and fiction around what types of paper are recyclable and how to recycle right. With this short quiz, we’ll tackle the top five questions we get about paper recycling and make it all just a little easier for you!
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  • linda l. 9 days ago
    I learned something I did not know all paper is not able to be recycled,
  • ANDRES G. 11 days ago
    I didn't know about the arts and crafts one :o
  • the g. 1 month ago
    america needs to expand on its recycling undertakings.
  • Sabina D. 2 months ago
    We can put plastic bags in our recycling. Nevada
  • Sue L. 2 months ago
    I have never recycled a pizza box because the pizza toppings (olive pieces, sausage pieces, mushrooms that don't stick on the pizza, etc.) can get onto the cardboard and then it's contaminated. Sometimes the pizza is extra greasy, so there is some excess and it can get on the cardboard also, paper or not. Our company lists pizza boxes under the no items.
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