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Every year, the average American goes through more than 250 pounds of plastic waste, and much of that comes from packaging. So what do we do with it all?

Your recycling bin is part of the solution, but many of us are confused about what we should be putting in there. What’s recyclable in one community could be trash in another.

Find out more about where your plastics go in San Luis Obispo County here.

If you have questions, please call the IWMA at 805-782-8530. Thank you for doing your part to Recycle Smart!