Why should I recycle?
  • Recycling is the law, enforced through the local municipal ordinances.
  • Recycling saves money. When municipalities send less to the landfill, they spend less of your tax dollars on disposal fees.
  • Recycling reduces trash. It will extend the life of the landfill.
  • Recycling conserves natural and nonrenewable resources.
  • Recycling saves energy. Making products from recycled materials use less energy than from raw materials.

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1. Who should recycle?
2. Why should I recycle?
3. Why can’t I recycle frozen food containers?
4. I want to recycle, but do I have to spend time removing all those staples?
5. I've heard I can no longer put my shredded paper curbside to be recycled. What can I do with it?
6. Does it help to flatten my aluminum cans?
7. Should I separate all my magazines, newspaper, junk mail, and cereal boxes into separate paper bags for recycling?
8. Can I recycle wrapping paper from holidays and special occasions?