Recycle Paper, Paperboard & Cardboard:

But no coated paper – meaning no paper cups, paper plates, cartons or frozen food boxes. Most are coated with a plastic that helps it to repel water (how else would a paper cup hold hot coffee?) which is great for your drink, but not helpful when those little pieces have been shredded at a paper mill and are mixed with water, which it needs to absorb in order to turn into new paper!

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