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INDIANAPOLIS– The pandemic has driven a lot of people to shop online for their everyday needs.
That likely means cardboard boxes and packing materials have been stacking up in your homes for months.

Now, most of us will probably do the majority of our holiday shopping online too. Add that to the extra 1,000 pounds of trash already expected to be generated per household from thanksgiving through new year’s day.

It makes proper recycling even more important. We talk to Tania Ragland. She’s a sustainability ambassador for republic services. For more information, head to their website.