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Ever wonder what happens to your recyclables after they are picked up? Materials collected for recycling in King County become new products, many of them manufactured locally. This 9-minute video shows how the recycling loop works Youtube – from collection to remanufacture to new product.

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Eighty percent of materials thrown away are resources – not waste.
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King County Solid Waste Division mission: Waste Prevention, Resource Recovery, Waste Disposal