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"Recycling 101: Start With Reduce, Reuse" -iSEE Newsletter

Posted by Alec McKay on February 15, 2022

The following passage is taken from an iSEE February Newsletter (the newsletter is attached below).


Recycling 101: Start With Reduce, Reuse 

Did you know less than 10 percent of plastic is recycled each year? Or that cardboard contaminated with grease or food can't be recycled? In "Recycling 101," iSEE intern Maria Maring outlines what can and can't be recycled on campus, recycling rules and resources in Champaign-Urbana, and tips from sustainability experts about what you can do to recycle effectively and keep waste out of the landfill. Most important: Remember that recycling is just one of the "three Rs," and that "reuse" and "reduce" are just as important in shrinking your environmental footprint!