How recycling works

by 1389 on June 11, 2015

in 1389 (blog admin), innovations, tech tips

Today’s science lesson…
and no, we are not radical environmentalists!

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Published on Jun 11, 2015 by SciShow
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Sources:
http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/nonhaz/municipal/pubs/msw_2010_rev_factsheet.pdf
http://www.economist.com/node/9249262
http://www4.uwm.edu/shwec/publications/cabinet/recycling/Single%20Stream%205-24a.pdf
http://www.mcmua.com/sw_recy_singlestream.asp
http://www.tappi.org/paperu/all_about_paper/earth_answers/earthanswers_recycle.pdf
http://gizmodo.com/5928991/how-to-keep-beer-from-going-bad
http://www.wm.com/thinkgreen/what-can-i-recycle.jsp
http://www.eurekarecycling.org/imageupload/file/Plastics_Fact_Sheet-2012.pdf
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/02/science/polymers-why-some-recyclable-items-just-dont-mix.html?_r=1
http://www.cpmfg.com/material-recovery-facility/single-stream-recycling/single-stream-recycling-equipment/

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