How to keep your recyclable items from ending up in a landfill

[PRESENTED BY THE REGION OF PEEL]

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Make no mistake about it, Peel Region residents are amazing recyclers. To date, 50% of all waste generated is being kept out of landfill thanks to recycling.
That’s why it’s important to not waste your efforts by accidentally making a very common recycling mistake.
Please, please, please do not tie your recycling in plastic shopping bags. Your recyclables end up in landfill if you tie them in plastic shopping bags.
Here's a short video explaining why:

This one small change will make a big environmental impact and your commitment to recycling is making a big difference.
Working together we've redirected 50% of waste from landfill! 

Keep up the good work by letting those recyclables loose!