As reported in this BBC article, the amount of household rubbish being rejected for recycling in England has increased by 84% over the past four years, government figures show.
Councils say they are working to stop people putting the wrong items in bins.
The cost to local authorities of re-sorting so-called contaminated recycle bins is said to be the primary reason the vast majority of the waste is being rejected.
Were you aware that these items can't be recycled?
Pizza Boxes (if stained).