[Sustainable Development]

Are You an Over-Recycler?

By: Maria Minsker and Valerie Brodnikova

Most of us strive to do our part to protect the planet, like recycling our plastic water bottles and other stuff on a regular basis. (Even cities recycle old materials into cool stuff!) But sometimes, too much of a good thing can be detrimental to the environment. In Seattle, for example, the city’s residents are throwing trash and other materials that can’t be salvaged into recycling bins, and overrunning local recycling plants.

Does your household have an over-recycling problem? Take our quiz to find out!

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