A look ahead: Recycling revealed - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

A look ahead: Recycling revealed

(WMC-TV) - Maybe you have noticed your recycling being tossed into a garbage truck. Funny, Action News 5 Chief Consumer Investigator Andy Wise noticed that, too!

"Everyone got upset and we contacted you about it," said one East Memphis resident. "We just want to make sure they are doing their part. That's what they are paid to do."

What started as a hidden camera investigation of Memphis recycling collectors ends in a big surprise and it reveals the future of Memphis recycling.

When your recyclables get dumped into a regular garbage truck -- where do they go next?

Tune in to "Recycling Revealed" on Action News 5 at 10 p.m.

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