Zero-Sort Recycling Poster - Single
An 8.5" x 11" Zero-Sort recycling poster to hang at your bin.
The items below are recyclable and can be effectively sorted in our material recovery facilities. If you see it on this list, you can confidently toss it into your recycling bin!
The following items are not recyclable in our facilities. Even worse, their presence can seriously disrupt the recycling process. Please take a look to make sure your bin does not contain these items. And tell your friends!
Recyclables must be empty and clean, so… Take that last sip! Enjoy that last bite!
Remember to Keep it loose! Bags are a drag! Bagged recyclables cannot be sorted, so if you collect your recyclables in a bag, be sure to dump them out when you get to your cart.
When recycling, remember shape matters! Small and narrow items slip through the cracks in our sorting equipment and cannot be recovered. They should go in the trash. Caps are OK if you twist them back onto the container.
Americans toss far too many non-recyclable items in their recycling bins. These sorting mistakes add up and hurt recycling programs. We all need to understand what’s acceptable in our local recycling program and remember: When in doubt, throw it out.
Recycling is great but waste reduction and reuse can be even better. Don’t forget to reduce and reuse whenever you can.
Take a virtual tour of a recycling plant! Learn about recycling markets. See what does and doesn’t belong in your recycling bin. We hope these videos will help you become the smartest recycler on the block.