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Pre-Recycling Prep for Paper 25

How can you be sure everything you put in the recycling bin actually belongs there? Take this quiz and sort out the finer details of paper recycling!

Updated On 08/25/2016 | Originally Published On 07/27/2015

If the
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members who
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recycle paper and fiber egg cartons instead of sending them to the landfill
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Complete this quiz to find out what the impact would be.
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Corrugated cardboard can usually be recycled right alongside your mixed paper and newsprint.
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Now you’re really ready to recycle! But first — tell us about your town! Share your paper recycling challenges or quick fixes in the comments below.

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THE BIN CROWD

Although towns and cities across the US have different recycling rules and services, one thing remains the same — it all starts with you! Learn what items to avoid and which questions to ask so you’re sure everything you toss out goes to the right place.

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  • Amanda H. 24 days ago
    Should styrofoam cups be recycled?
  • Roger R. 1 month ago
    I do my part in recycling, I like earning point, but would like to see better gift card options
  • Karin B. 4 months ago
    I have the same question Heather asked. I'm receiving ads and junk mail that feels plastic coated. I am hesitant to recycle these with other papers . If these are plastic coated I wish it would stop.
    • Ben G. 3 months ago
      Soak it in water for a few days and then try to rub on it. You should be able to peel the plastic away. You probably won't be able to separate the paper from plastic, but you should be able to tell if the material you are questioning is a paper only or a mixed product.
  • carmen m. 5 months ago
    We can all do are part.
  • Tracy P. 7 months ago
    Even the little things add up
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