For most people, recycling means placing an empty soda can or some scrap paper in a blue bin. They might take that bin to the curb or to a drop-off site. But beyond that, the process is mysterious, filled with arbitrary rules and a vague reassurance that we're doing the right thing for the environment.
So WPLN listener Mark McCaw, an avid recycler, asked us this question:
What happens if I put the wrong item in the recycling bin?