Why aren't we sorting, removing caps and labels, and washing containers?
It is no longer needed when one co-mingles the recyclable waste. Plus, it makes the effort to recycle more convenient which will then hopefully increase participation and the recycling rate.

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1. When will my recycling be picked up?
2. What items are prohibited and cannot be recycled?
3. Why aren't we sorting, removing caps and labels, and washing containers?
4. Who is going to do all the work of sorting the materials?
5. What is an MRF and where is the nearest one?
6. Why should I recycle?
7. With all the land around us, why do we need to recycle? We could keep building landfills forever.
8. If I have more questions about recycling who should I contact?