We've all had those moments, holding an item over the recycling bin and hesitating because we're just not sure where it goes. Should it go in recycling? Compost? Landfill?
UW Recycling is here with answers. Here are five quick tips to help you recycle properly on campus.
1. How do I know if I’m recycling properly?
Recyclables should be…
- clean, empty, and dry
- not food-soiled
- kept loose & not bagged
2. How do I properly recycle plastic?
- not recycled based on the chasing arrow symbols...