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Refresher Course In What Actually Gets Recycled

Jennie Romer
Jennie Romer

You're done with it, so which bin to chuck it into, trash or recycling?

A common question with an annoyingly different answers depending upon where you are. In the Rogue Valley, the answer is different just between Medford and Ashland.

Jennie Romer, who helped write laws banning single-use plastic bags, writes about where things go when they leave us in the book Can I Recycle This? A Guide to Better Recycling and How to Reduce Single-Use Plastics. The author digs into the items we use and which bins are their appropriate resting places

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