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Why Recycling Options Lead People To Waste More

Is recycling bad? No, but research suggests recycling can have a downside.
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Is recycling bad? No, but research suggests recycling can have a downside.

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Shankar Vedantam is the host and creator of Hidden Brain. The Hidden Brain podcast receives more than three million downloads per week. The Hidden Brain radio show is distributed by NPR and featured on nearly 400 public radio stations around the United States.