Peter Grisby

INFOGRAPHIC: How Cans, Bottles, and Cardboard Boxes are Recycled Into Brand New Products

by , 04/21/14

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By now most people know how important it is to recycle bottles and cans – but do you know what happens to your used containers once you toss them in the blue bin? I Want to Be Recycled has launched a great series of infographics that show exactly how common consumer products like cereal boxes, shampoo bottles, and steel cans are processed, broken down, and remade into fresh new materials. Check them all out by clicking through our gallery below!

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