Top 10 Contaminants in our Recycling Bins

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Placing incorrect items in the recycling bin is called 'contamination'. Contamination causes problems during the sorting of recyclables, as well as decreasing the ability of the item to be recycled into a new product. In some cases, just a few contaminated bins can ruin an entire truckload of recyclables.

View the flyer(PDF, 1MB) for a list of top 10 items we need to keep out of our yellow lidded recycling bins.