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Paper Contamination Trivia 25

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Test your paper-recycling contamination know-how with this short, fun quiz.

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  • Helen L. 10 days ago
    Can you recycle used food containers such as pizza boxes, coffee cups, ice cream boxes if you cut out all the greasy spots, seams, and wash and dry?
  • Martina M. 13 days ago
    The kids' crayon drawings one tricked me. Wouldn't the wax be considered a contaminant?
  • Ellen E. 16 days ago
    I got a couple of the answers wrong but had fun taking the quiz and learning the right answers.
  • Zak & Manda G. 18 days ago
    Why can't unused paper napkins be recycled?
  • Sue C. 19 days ago
    I honestly wasn't aware that fax paper couldn't be recycled. Although I really haven't had the need to recycle any lately. I thought home fax machines use regular paper and ink which is almost like that which comes off a printer.
    • Leezel M. 12 days ago
      I think they are referring to the thermal paper kind of paper used in older fax machines. Today's fax machines (wait! Do people still use fax machines?!) use regular office/copy paper.
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