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SMM Web Academy - Single Stream Recycling: The Good the Bad and the Ugly

Many have touted the successes in increasing participation and the amount of material collected by switching to single stream recycling, where all materials, paper, glass, plastic and metals are put in one bin. Others have criticized single stream for the amount of contamination it causes in the materials collected and the large amount of contamination, especially from broken glass it causes to the recyclables, causing a lot of the material collected to be landfilled or sold at a lower price. This webinar will have three experts in single stream recycling discuss in a debate style format the pros and cons of this recycling system and offer tips on how to run an effective program.

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