Good Question: What’s Recyclable?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Ever heard of wish-cycling? It’s a phenomenon recyclers refer to when people put materials in their recycling bins that’s supposed to go in the trash.

“They have a real desire to put more and more in the bin because they want to feel good. They want to go to the curb and feel like my recycling bin is full, my garbage bin is half-full and they take great pride in that,” said Bill Keegan, President of Dem-Con Companies, recycling and disposal company based in Shakopee.

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