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Common Recycling Mistakes
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We all want to do our part to help the planet. But when it comes to recycling, it's difficult to know what actually goes into the green bin. If you're taking the first step by being part of the more than 32 percent of people who recycle in the US, you might as well spend a few extra minutes to make sure your paper, plastic, and glass products are actually getting processed.

While every county or city has its own set of guidelines, there are a few general rules to follow regardless of your zip code. To start, we've mapped out a few mistakes that you might be making when it comes to putting items in the bin — and how to correct them. Whether it's how to properly dispose of dead batteries or purchasing products made with rPET plastic, like DASANI's new bottles, read through to uncover the solutions to your everyday recycling woes.