The Olmsted County Recycling Center Plus is great for individuals that want to drop off their garbage and recyclables. Their staff is great and will help you figure out where everything goes. But, what if you use curbside pickup? What should go in the recycling and what should go in the trash?

You probably know that not all plastic is recyclable, but did you know that plastic bags are a big no-no. Plastic bags should never be placed in recycling bins because they can actually jam up the sorting machines. Is all glass recyclable? Should you be washing cans and bottles before tossing them in your bin? What should you do with shredded paper?  To help you better understand how to recycle items properly they put together the video below which is full of great tips.

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