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Are You a Good Recycler? Test Your Knowledge.

When curbside recycling first began in the late 1980’s, it was a simpler time. Californians sorted their recycling into three separate bins – paper, glass, cans – and called it a day.

Recycling as a Hobby

Killian, a 24-year old, likes to recycle for fun. Follow him as he searches bins and curbsides around the city for recyclables that he then exchanges for money.

Life In Plastic: California’s Recycling Woes

As California deals with the fallout of a global waste crisis, plastic manufacturers continue to spread misleading information about recycling, while spending big on lobbying efforts to keep their products on the shelves.