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.

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