Beyond the Mantra: Redefining Recycling Practices for a Sustainable Future

Aspirational recycling is otherwise known as ‘wish-cycling.’ This is when you feel that something should be recycled, so you put it in the recycling bin under the assumption that someone will sort through it. However, this is unfortunately not always the case. More often than not, if you place something in the recycling bin that cannot be recycled, everything in that bin will be sent to the landfill, instead.