The Better Bin: When it comes to recycling, do you know what you’re doing?

By Alyson Queen, The Review, May 23, 2018

In the world of recycling, not all plastic is created equal – and not all things are recyclable.

And whether by intention or not, Canadians are attempting to recycle incorrect things – or are just recycling incorrectly – and it’s putting big pressure on those trying to sort and sell those materials.

In a single-stream recycling system as it exists in North Glengarry and some neighbouring communities, about 13% of recycling bin contents should actually be in the garbage.

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