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Knowledge Base Issues

  • How is glass recycled?
    Glass will be separated by colour. The colour will remain when the glass is melted; meaning green glass will still be green glass, brown will be brown and clear will be clear. Once the glass is...
  • Recycling at Home: What can I do at home?
    Kitchen Containers Recycling kitchen storage containers is a good idea. Wash them by filling bags three quarters full with hot water, add a squirt of dishwashing detergent, close tightly, and...
  • How is plastic recycled?
    Plastic containers are collected from the bins and other places and are brought to the recycling plant. They would then be separated according to the above categories. Recycling plastic is a...
  • What must I know before selling the recyclable material I collect?
    Quantity Considerations Obtaining sufficient quantities of recyclables is important because vendors cannot always afford to handle and transport small amounts of material. The marketing potential...
  • How is paper recycled?
    Old newspapers and outdated magazines are collected from all over the country and are brought to the mill. The recovered paper is sent to a pulping process, where it is mixed with water and...
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