https://www.wm.com/about/community/pdfs/follow_the_waste_stream.pdf

green energy. We recycle paper, plastics, glass, and metals for a variety of new uses. We dispose of it safely. We use gas from the decomposition of trash in.

https://recycle.georgetown.org/georgetown-resource-recovery-and-solid-waste-services/faq/recycling-how-does-it-work/

First sort: Trash and corrugated cardboard are pulled out by hand and dropped into separate chutes that go to large bins below. Trash is trucked to the landfill ...

https://science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/conservation/issues/recycling-reality.htm

You put recyclables on the curb, and the waste collectors throw them all in one big bin. How do you know your recyclables are really being recycled?

https://thekidshouldseethis.com/post/84528738617

Refuse, reduce, reuse, and recycle: LeVar Burton takes us into the incredible lifecycle of our reusable trash in How Trash Is Recycled. Bonus: massive.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjNv_iTsXn8

Feb 13, 2010 ... This clip shows how household trash are recycled and processed. More info can be found @ www.wm.com Please subscribe to ...

https://www.motherjones.com/environment/2015/07/recycling-myths-blue-bins/

Jul 13, 2015 ... According to the Post, this means that recycling is no longer profitable for waste management companies, and municipalities are stretching to ...

https://www.explainthatstuff.com/recycling.html

Feb 12, 2019 ... If we can't reduce or reuse, and we have to throw things away, recycling them is far better than simply tossing them out in the trash. Let's take a ...

https://www.dumpsters.com/blog/what-happens-to-garbage

Mar 28, 2018 ... Beyond the Bin: What Happens to Our Garbage and Recycling. How Is Garbage Collected for Processing? Whether its curbside trash pickup at ...

http://lessismore.org/materials/177-what-happens-to-trash/

... to a waste's final destination. For instance, the South Coast Recycling & Transfer Station is much closer to Santa Barbara and Goleta than the closest landfill.

https://www.budgetdumpster.com/resources/where-does-trash-go.php

The landfill is the most popular destination for solid waste, by a wide margin. Some cities, like San Francisco and Seattle, are able to recycle more waste than  ...