Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County: Recycling correctly isn’t as simple as it seems

Mary Allen in the Allstate Skyline Studio with John and his bag of trash. (Elif Geris/WGN Radio)

Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County Recycling and Education Director Mary Allen joins John Williams to distinguish between a number of items that can and can’t be recycled. It’s not as simple as John and listeners think! In fact, here are some dos and don’ts of curbside recycling according to SWANCC, and here are the items on which Mary’s advice surprised John and listeners.

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