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8 Common Recycling Questions

Common Recycling Questions

Recycling is really freakin’ awesome. Lance, the owner of Certified Recycling, loves it so much that he’s made a career out of it! The dude’s a certified expert (no pun intended … okay, totally intended).

To put him to the test, we found some of the most common recycling questions and asked him for the answers. Are you ready for this? Here. We. Go…

Is Styrofoam recyclable?

Heck yeah, and there are some pretty cool ways of condensing it.

Are plastic bags recyclable?

You betcha! Plastic bags are considered a plastic film and can be recycled.

Are egg cartons recyclable?

Yep, for cardboard reproduction.

Are CDs recyclable?

They can be reused, but can’t be recycled for their raw material alone.

Are Ziploc bags recyclable?

Absolutely, they are considered a plastic film for recycling. Just make sure you rinse them out first!

Is polystyrene recyclable?

Indeed it is! It’s considered a type of Styrofoam.

Are receipts recyclable?

Nope! This is why we like to use printed recycled paper.

Can bubble wrap be recycled?

Yes, it can be recycled along with shrink film. But make sure you pop it before you recycle it! No important reason, it’s just a lot of fun. 😃

Ready to Recycle? Request a Pickup Today!

We really dig recycling. We like it so much, in fact, that if you don’t have time to drop off at our warehouse in Burnsville, we’ll gladly come to you. Our fleet of trucks run routes across the Twin Cities every week, making both in-home and curbside pickups.

Just request a pickup by calling 952-894-1448 or filling out the form below and we’ll handle the rest.



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