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Recyclopedia: Can I recycle it?

Recycle Smart Quiz

A two-minute crash course to becoming a smarter recycler.
Some images for this quiz were provided by the good people at Recycle by City.

Lids & caps should be removed before recycling.
True
False

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Plastic bottles, jugs, jars and tubs from the kitchen, laundry room, and bathroom are recyclable.
True
False

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Any plastic item that has a number in a triangle can be recycled.
True
False

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Once recyclables are collected and transported to the recycling sorting facility, they are:
Hand-sorted to remove problem materials
Mechanically sorted with magnets, screens, and optical sorters
Compressed into large bricks called bales and sold to companies that clean and convert them into new products
All of the above

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Which of these metal items is recyclable in your recycling bin?
Tanks
Hangers
Pipes
None of them

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Recycling...
Saves Energy
Creates Jobs
Conserves Natural Resources
All of the above

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Old garden hoses go in which bin?
Recycling bin
Trash bin

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It’s ok to bag my recyclables before putting them in the bin.
True
False

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Single-use batteries should go in the recycling bin.
True
False

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Three of these belong in your household recycling bin. Which does NOT belong?
Cardboard
Plastic Wrap
Glass Jars
Metal cans

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These containers are ready for recycling.
True
False

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Greasy pizza boxes are not recyclable.
True
False

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