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Paper Recycling: Keep It Clean!

Contamination in the recycling stream is one of the recycling industry’s largest challenges today. One in every 6 items thrown into the blue bin is actually not recyclable and can disrupt recycling efforts. In this activity, we will explore contamination in the paper recycling industry and challenge students to engineer some solutions to this problem.