One STL is spreading the word about recycling responsibly

ST. LOUIS - Some recycling programs are actually shutting down because of unaccepted materials being included in the recyclables, the number one culprit is plastic bags!

Americans use 100 billion plastic bags a year which requires 12 million barrels of oil to manufacture. You may want to recycle them, but that can be a problem.

Rachel Greathouse is a recycling program specialist with St. Louis Recycles talks about what can and cannot be recycled along with  One-STL Recycling Campaign.

Be sure to follow them on social media:  Twitter: OneSTL and  Instagram: onestl_sustainability

AMERICA RECYCLES DAY
Forest Park World's Fair Pavilion
Friday, November 16th
8am to 3pm

 

 

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