Mojave Desert & Mountan Recycling Authority

Contamination: Food Waste

Food Waste Contamination

Leftover food waste or liquids in recyclable containers can spill or leak onto other recyclable items contaminating the stream. Please wipe or lightly rinse all food residue from containers before recycling.

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