So you’ve done your part and placed your glass, metal, and plastic recyclables into the correct recycling bin. What happens next?
These two videos shows what generally happens at an MRF – a Material Recovery Facility – where recyclables are taken and processed.
Although there will be differences depending on which MRF your recyclables are transported to, the key steps conveyed in these videos hold true.
Q&A: Where do my recyclables go after I toss them in the recycling bin?
Here’s another good answer to the question: Where do recycled items go?