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Where Do the Recyclables Really Go?

Actress Annabelle Gurwitch wondered about the stuff she put in her recycle bin. Where does it go? Is it really recycled? So she followed her garbage, riding in her neighborhood recycling truck to the processing center, and eventually to a landfill — the final resting place for the the piles of stuff we toss away each day.

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Annabelle Gurwitch
Actress Annabelle Gurwitch is best known to television audiences from her years hosting the cult favorite Dinner and a Movie on TBS. She has appeared in numerous TV series and films, including Life With Mikey, Daddy Day Care, Seinfeld, Suddenly Susan, Charmed, and the remake of the Disney film The Shaggy Dog. Her film Melvin Goes to Dinner, directed by Bob Odenkirk, played on The Sundance Channel and was recently released on DVD.