Why must you recycle plastic?

Updated: 9/19/2023
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When you put something in the bin, and it is taken into the garbage, it is pressed onto the ground later on to rot, and plastic can take up to 1,000 years rotting. Think of all the plants it would choke during such a long time!

But note that there are different types of plastic.

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