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Why we can’t recycle snack bags

Wondering why snack bags can’t go in our curbside recycling carts? Snack bags are often made of mixed materials like plastic and foil, which are difficult to separate and recycle. These materials can jam recycling equipment, causing delays and danger to workers processing materials. Snack bags should go in your garbage cart.

Remember, when in doubt, it’s better to leave it out of the recycling bin to ensure the quality of the recycling process. Let’s all do our part to recycle right and keep our recycling system running smoothly!

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