Recycling is a great way to do your part to help the planet, but it’s not always easy to know what items can go in your recycling bin.  Thankfully, the Wisconsin-based Outagamie County Recycling & Solid Waste posted a TikTok video on its channel, Outagamie County Recyc & SW (@ocrecyclingsolidwaste), to clear up any confusion about recycling.

More cities are starting to offer recycling to reduce the amount of waste entering landfills and improve the planet’s health.  However, “wishcycling” — putting nonrecyclable waste in the recycling bin in hopes it will be recycled — can hamper the sorting efforts of waste management centers. That’s why it’s important to know the do’s and don’ts of recycling to make the process go more smoothly.

In the video, a worker sorts through a pile of materials moving quickly down a conveyor belt.  Text on the video says, “Materials that do not go in your recycling carts.”

To read the full story, visit
Author: Kristen Lawrence, The Cool Down