We had the co-mingling type of large recycling bins when we lived in CA., along with a garbage bin, too. You will love the new recycling bins, there's no need to separate glass from aluminum from cardboard, etc., it all goes into the bin together. IT MAKES RECYCLING EASIER, folks, so that people will more fully participate - if you don't make it easy, people won't recycle. This is truly a win-win for all. And, yes, if you were caught putting your recycling into the garbage bin, there was a slight chance that you could get a $25 fine for not complying, but I never knew anyone who received such a fine because it was SO easy to recycle!
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