According to the EPA, recycling is the process of collecting and processing materials that would otherwise be thrown away as trash and turning them into new products. It is one of the best - and the easiest - ways to reduce our carbon footprints on an individual or household basis. It brings enormous benefit to your community and the environment. Yet people make mistakes when recycling or by recycling improperly, such as throwing dirty cardboard and paper into the recycling bin, recycling glossy paper, including plastic bags, and improper sorting. The following infographic by Junk King highlights 9 common recycling mistakes and how to avoid them.


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[Source: Junk King.]

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