George Maris: "Well, I put it inside the recycling bin, and then, after that, it winds up over at the recycling center, I assume. Then, from there, hopefully it goes to another product."
Jorge Gonzalez: "Yeah, trash and recycling end up at the city dump. I think that they can do a little bit better with how they place their trash and how they compost it. Sometimes the smell can get excruciating in that area, but of course that comes with being a city dump."
Heather Dillon: "I don't, and I used to recycle a lot. And I do now, but I also stopped doing it so much because I've heard that it doesn't end up where they say it does. So that leads me not to recycle so much."
The actual answer: Depending on where you live or which company grabs your trash, the stuff may get landfilled, recycled, or some combination. Read this week's cover story!–ed.