Why Your Definition of “Recycling” is Probably Wrong

You may have a positive association with the word recycling, but its definition is often used for various purposes that can mislead well-intentioned consumers.

A crunched plastic water bottle
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I recently wrote about the misuse of the word sustainable, but I realized recycling is another commonly misunderstood term, especially in regards to plastics.



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I talk TRASH about the waste industry and plastic pollution. I also cover social issues because injustice is garbage. Follow me on Twitter @we_are_garbage