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S2 Episode 1 – Plastics: To be or not to be recycled (that is the question).

Apr 01 2020

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Join us for a countdown to Earth Day with season 2 of Earth Chats. We’re releasing an episode every weekday through April 22nd, the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day.

In this episode: Plastics – To be or not to recycled: that is the question. Kay McKeen and the team at SCARCE have the answers.  

Other questions answered in this episode: 

  • What is Heather finding when she creeps her friends’ recyclables? 
  • What do holiday lights, dirty diapers, syringes, and red solo cups have in common? (Answer: they don’t belong in recycling bins). 
  • Just how well-rinsed do your recyclables need to be? 
  • Shop till you drop (goods that come in non-recyclable containers).
  • Be ready for a quiz on the SCARCE Curbside Recycling Guide (see below).

Find more out about “wish-cycling,” tanglers, and tricks you can perform AT YOUR HOME with a spatula and a peanut butter container by listening ? 

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