News Investigation Exposes Shocking Truth: Plastic Bags Dropped for Recycling End Up in Landfills

A recent investigation by a Chicago news channel uncovered some disturbing evidence.

Jennifer Geer
ILLUMINATION-Curated
3 min readJul 2, 2023

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In the U.S., national grocery stores and smaller retailers offer customers a recycling bag program. Customers can drop off used plastic bags in large bins…

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Jennifer Geer
ILLUMINATION-Curated

Writer, blogger, mom, owner of pugs, wellness enthusiast, and true crime obsessed.