Why aren't we sorting, removing caps and labels, and washing containers?

It is not needed when recyclable waste is co-mingled. It makes the effort to recycle more convenient, which hopefully increases participation and recycling rates.

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1. When is my recycling picked up?
2. What items cannot be recycled?
3. Why aren't we sorting, removing caps and labels, and washing containers?
4. Who is going to do all the work of sorting the materials?
5. What is an MRF and where is the nearest one?
6. Why should I recycle?
7. With all the land around us, why do we need to recycle? We could keep building landfills forever.
8. If I have more questions about recycling who should I contact?