In recycling our waste, few understand the journey our trash takes from the trash can to a newly manufactured product made from recycled materials.

As opposed to a dual stream recycling process, a single stream process enables one to combine multiple recyclable items into one trash can, simplifying the process and encouraging more people to recycle.

In the following infographic, learn what happens once the trash reaches the recycling plant.

Where Your Recyclables Go

Via Recyclebank