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BENEFITS OF RECYCLING

"Recycling" means separating, collecting, processing, marketing, and ultimately using a material that would have been thrown away. This morning's newspaper can be recycled for another morning's news or other paper products. Cans and bottles can be crafted for other uses.

Quality products and packaging are being made from recovered materials. We can all help create markets for recyclable by buying and using these products.

Why Should We Recycle?

What Can We Recycle?

Each local recycling program is designed to handle specific materials.
Commonly recycled materials include:

Region 3 The Mid-Atlantic States


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