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Refresh Your Contamination Knowledge To Celebrate America Recycles Day

By Recyclebank |

America Recycles Day is November 15th! It’s the perfect time to recommit to recycling right, and this quiz is just the place to start.

Updated On 11/07/2018 | Originally Published On 11/09/2017

If the
members who
recycle plastic instead of sending it to the landfill
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It’s okay to drop unaccepted materials into your recycling container. The waste hauler will sort it out later and throw away whatever they can’t use.
If your jar of peanut butter is almost empty — just a bit more stuck to the jar! — it’s okay to drop it in the recycling container.
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Keep this info in mind the next time you toss something in the recycling container. After all, when you avoid recycling contamination, you help keep the cost of the recycling process low, and the benefit to the environment high!

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The most widely accepted recyclables are paper, plastic, metal, and glass — but there are also widely-accepted rules about what shouldn’t go in your recycling container. Avoiding recycling contamination is one of the best ways to make sure you’re recycling right. Get started here!

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