Mojave Desert & Mountan Recycling Authority

Paper Cups? Not Recyclable!

Every paper cup has a not so silver lining.

Ever wonder why your paper cup doesn’t leak? It’s because it has a plastic liner. And it’s that plastic liner that makes it hard to recycle; it’s difficult to separate the plastic from the paper. Therefore, paper cups can not be recycled.

So please throw all paper cups in the trash, not in your recycle bin.

For more information, visit www.urecycle.org

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