I want to recycle, but do I have to spend time removing all those staples?
No, staples do not have to be removed from papers before recycling. Just remove large metal clips and binders.

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1. Who should recycle?
2. Why should I recycle?
3. Why can’t I recycle frozen food containers?
4. I want to recycle, but do I have to spend time removing all those staples?
5. I've heard I can no longer put my shredded paper curbside to be recycled. What can I do with it?
6. Does it help to flatten my aluminum cans?
7. Should I separate all my magazines, newspaper, junk mail, and cereal boxes into separate paper bags for recycling?
8. Can I recycle wrapping paper from holidays and special occasions?