The Do’s and Don’ts of Recycling

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This segment is sponsored by Republic Services.

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) —According to the 2021 Mintel Sustainability Barometer, nearly half of Americans believe they can make a positive impact on the environment.

But when it comes to recycling, it can be confusing to decipher the recycling symbols on a package to figure out what goes where. 

  1. Know What to Throw: Always recycle flattened cardboard, paper, metal cans, plastic bottles and jugs. 
  2. Empty, Clean, Dry: Make sure your recycles are empty, clean and dry. 
  3. Don’t Bag It: Never bag or bundle your recyclables 
  4. Recycling Symbols: Just because a product has the chasing arrows symbol, doesn’t always mean it’s recyclable 

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