City’s recyclables make international trips

    The bottles, cans and some of the no-nos (diapers, really?) you dump in your recycling bucket every week have an exhausting schedule. After they crash and clank into the recycling truck, they’re weighed, sorted and shipped out to become something entirely new and different.

    WHYY’s Carolyn Beeler brings us a multimedia report on recycling that starts in your blue bucket and ends up as far away as China — only to come back to your kitchen.

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