You're fanatic about placing aluminum cans and glass bottles in the blue bin, but what about hard-to-recycle, trickier items like plastic bags, plastic bottle caps and frozen food boxes that can contribute to the 254 million tons of waste produced by Americans each year?

Refer to the infographic below, created by the Junk King, a California-based company that deals with, well, a lot of junk, to up your recycling habits. Remember to also check with your town's waste program to see if there are compostable options available.

 

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