Video: A bag of recycling mistakes

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Josh Bootsma and Melanie Jongsma provide examples of common recycling mistakes made by Lansing residents.
by Melanie Jongsma

LANSING, Ill. (February 18, 2022) – Recycling mistakes are easy to make, and rules vary according to the agency providing the recycling services. Quinton Arthur’s recycling article, How to recycle in Lansing, summarized recycling expectations in Lansing as determined by Homewood Disposal Service, the contractor that handles Lansing’s recycling as well as garbage pick-up. As a follow-up to that article, Melanie and Josh put together a video of visuals to help recyclers remember what can and cannot be put in Lansing recycling bins:

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