Taking out the trash: What we get wrong about recycling

Recycling is essential to protecting the environment, right? Well… it’s complicated. Many of our recycling practices are largely ineffective. And many of the materials that would be most beneficial to reuse barely get recycled at all.

Kite and Key Media has produced an excellent seven-minute video explaining the history of recycling and explaining why it’s not the unqualified good that many of us think it is.