Anonymous asked in EnvironmentGreen Living · 11 months ago

Does plastic go to landfill if it has food on it?

Is plastic cleaned during the recycling process or do I have to clean it myself first?

3 Answers

  • Dale-E
    Lv 7
    11 months ago

    Good to know, should have known, but have not done much of that. So then, recycling plastic in some places is not advisable, but I am planning to have a 5 gallon bucket with 4 gallons of water set close by to fix it better.

  • 11 months ago

    Clean ANY material sent for recycling. People have to handle it after it has been shipped.

  • 11 months ago

    Yes. Plastic that has been recycle is clean before becoming another plastic item.

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