Why should I recycle?
  • Recycling is the law, enforced through the local municipal ordinances.
  • Recycling saves money. When municipalities send less to the landfill, they spend less of your tax dollars on disposal fees.
  • Recycling reduces trash. It will extend the life of the landfill.
  • Recycling conserves natural and nonrenewable resources.
  • Recycling saves energy. Making products from recycled materials use less energy than from raw materials.

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1. Who should recycle?
2. Can I put plastic packing material from cardboard boxes in my recycling?
3. Can I put metal and plastic hangers in curbside recycling?
4. Since I can no longer put my shredded paper in my recycling, what can I do with it?
5. Why can’t I recycle the boxes from frozen foods?
6. Why should I recycle?
7. I want to recycle, but do I have to spend time removing all those staples?
8. Does it help to flatten my aluminum cans?
9. Should I separate all my magazines, newspaper, junk mail, and cereal boxes into separate paper bags for recycling?
10. Can I recycle wrapping paper from holidays and special occasions?