Refuse, reduce, reuse, recycle, and Reading Rainbow: LeVar Burton takes us into the incredible lifecycle of our reusable trash in How Trash Is Recycled. Bonus: massive sorting machines!

Related reading: the 5 Rs. In the archives: more recycling, more composting, more sustainable ideas, and from Reading Rainbow: How Money Is Made.

Update: Due to a legal dispute between public broadcast station WNED and Burton’s RRKidz, new Reading Rainbow videos have been removed from YouTube. The video source has been updated.

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