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Posted on: December 5, 2017

Recycling Information for Residents

Many consumers lack education about residential curbside recycling.  When people put solid waste in residential recycling bins, it drives up recycling costs and can contaminate other recyclable materials such that entire loads must be land-filled. Contamination in recycling loads around Florida averages 20-30%.

Last week Florida DEP launched a statewide “Rethink. Reset. Recycle.” public education campaign to educate Floridians about curbside recycling.  

Here is a link to an article about “wish-recycling.” People with good intentions who “wish-cycle”, thinking that something “might” be recyclable:
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