Earth911 Quiz #35: The U.S. Recycling System Evolves

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In this quiz, we explore the evolving recycling business in the United States, especially in the wake of China’s waste import ban. Some of the information from this week’s quiz comes from Scrap Magazine, a publication of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries.

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Making smart sustainable choices requires practice. Earth911’s weekly sustainability quiz helps you hone your ability to recognize earth-friendly products and services. Through your daily choices — from transportation mode to purchases to waste disposal — you can make a positive difference.

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