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How does recycling work?

I’ve always kind of wondered. Fortunately, the fine folks at Recycle More North Carolina have put together a short, fun video on how it all works.

Did you know that aluminum isn’t attracted to magnets? They need to use something that’s kind of like a reverse-magnet to push aluminum cans into a sorting bin.

Hat tip to Curiosity Counts.

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