What is single-stream recycling?
When utilizing single-stream recycling all recycled materials are mixed together in the collection trucks and are then sorted at the automated processing facility located in Knoxville. This simplifies things for residents who will not have to worry about sorting any items.

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1. What is single-stream recycling?
2. How much does single-stream recycling cost?
3. Why use single-stream recycling?
4. I shred my junk mail. Is that ok?
5. What if I have broken glass? Can I put that in my bin?
6. How do I know if my plastic is a 1 or a 7, and what difference does it make?
7. What are the different kinds of plastics?
8. Is there anything I can’t recycle?
9. Can I recycle containers that have had such things as insecticides, herbicides, motor oil and additives, antifreeze, Clorox and other household cleaners in them?
10. Who can I call if I have any questions?