What happens to Baltimore's recycling?
After you set that recycling on your curb, it’s got a long and winding road ahead. This episode, we follow the trail and learn some surprising facts along the way, like: What percent of Baltimoreans actually recycle? How much of what we throw in the bins is in fact recyclable? What do oil prices and geopolitics have to do with the price of recyclables? And can you recycle a bowling ball?
And here's a video that shows what happens once recyclables end up at the WM Materials Recovery Facility in Elkridge, Maryland.