Why it’s Important to Recycle Correctly

Most places have both trash and recycling bins. But where’s all that stuff actually going? Watch this video to find out some important details about recycling– sometimes, it can be a lot more complicated than it seems! Answer all five questions right, and plant 1/3 of a tree!

Wise Up About Good Recycling Techniques

It’s definitely hard to determine what exactly you can recycle and what you can’t. There are different rules depending on where you live, and strange rules for specific materials. You actually can recycle a pizza box before it gets any pizza on it– but after the pizza’s touched it, it’s no good! This video goes into the details of why it’s so important to recycle correctly. And they narrow it down perfectly: if you’re not sure whether you should recycle something, don’t!

Why we Love this Video

Even when we’re conscious of the waste we produce, we inevitably still have to throw things away. It would be so much better if we could just recycle them– but sometimes, our efforts to do good have the adverse effect. Vox breaks it all down for us, and explains what actually happens to our “recycled” objects. Now we know to be more careful when we’re recycling– and try to reduce and reuse when we can, instead!

Quiz Gratitude

Big thanks to Vox for this insightful video.Thanks to Steve Johnson on Unsplash for the quiz cover pic.Special thanks to Anna Rhatigan for creating this quiz.

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