Question from Jessie M.: My husband and I have been recycling for years by sorting our recyclable items into separate bins and taking them to the recycling center at the county landfill.
My husband took a load off this morning but they told him they’re no longer accepting recyclable items because research has shown that the benefits of recycling aren’t worth the effort.
They ended up throwing our recyclable items into the dumpster along with the regular garbage!
We can still take our recyclable materials to a local private recycling center, but they don’t accept plastics (which is what we usually have the most of).
What’s the real story on this? Is it worthwhile to recycle or not?
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