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Paper Towels Go in Garbage

Image of paper towels. Words: These are not recyclable in the Mojave areaPlease put paper towels, napkins, and tissues in your trash, not recycling. These items usually come in contact with food waste, grease, and possibly bodily fluids which are contaminants to the recycling process and should not be mixed with other “clean” paper waste like magazines and copy paper.
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