Saturday, January 30, 2016

recycling changes

The City of Chicago now requires that all recyclable materials be placed in blue carts loose, without plastic bags.

Plastic bags contaminate the recycling stream, damage equipment at sorting facilities and prevent workers from seeing whether other non-recyclables are present. Set plastic bags aside and take them to bins at local stores where bags are accepted for recycling.

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