What items are worth the most?

Recyclables are commodities, and those values fluctuate over time depending upon the markets. As you can imagine, cardboard was in high demand during the pandemic when people were ordering deliveries instead of venturing out. It became quite valuable for a while. Aluminum is pretty consistently valuable. On the other hand, glass is in much less demand and presents other challenges to recyling processors, so generally costs money to have it recycled. 

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1. What happens to recyclables I put in my blue cart?
2. I heard all recycling is now going to the landfill. Is that true?
3. Some communities aren't recycling anymore. Will this happen in Durham?
4. How can I be a better recycler?
5. What do Durham residents recycle the most?
6. What items are worth the most?
7. Can you start collecting recycling every week instead of every two weeks?