Recycling is more complicated than that. There are very specific “do’s and don’ts” that make or break whether the materials in your recycling bin are kept out of landfills and re-used. Many are unaware of these tricky rules of recycling, which is why recycling contamination is such a huge issue; even at CU’s Recycling Operations Center! Don’t be a wishful recycler. Follow this guide to ensure that your recycling isn’t contaminated.