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10 Common Recycling Questions You've Always Wanted Answers To

There’s no such thing as a stupid question, especially when it comes to recycling. Scott Naturals® answered the question “Do we need to throw out over 17 billion TP tubes a year?” with a resounding “no.” Get a Coupon and do the same!

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Basically, anything that's translucent will be OK. Unfortunately, though, it's not all good. You can't recycle ceramic stuff, mirrors, lightbulbs, window glass, or ceramic dishes, for example.

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No. Generally speaking, any receptacle that had perishable food directly touching it — like pizza boxes and Chinese takeout cartons, for instance — has to go in the trash. (Fortunately, many takeout containers are already made of recycled paperboard.) Speaking of…

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These are the real troublemakers. In one way or another, each of them IS recyclable, but here we're going to just highlight the ones that are recyclable in most communities, as opposed to very few. Here's the breakdown, once and for all:

1 - recyclable! 2 - recyclable! 3 - not recyclable! 4 - not recyclable! 5 - recyclable! 6 - recyclable! 7 - not recyclable!

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