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Here are some common materials that can be recycled:

el cartóncardboard
el cristalglass, crystal
la latatin, can
la maderawood
el metalmetal
el papelpaper
el plásticoplastic
el vidrioglass

In which bin should these people throw away their rubbish?

Four recycling bins: glass, paper, metal, food waste
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Which bin should they use?

Newspapers go in the orange bin for paper.

Transcript:

¿Dónde pongo estos periódicos viejos? (Where do I put these old newspapers?)

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Which bin should they use?

Bottles go in the blue bin for glass.

Transcript:

No sé qué hacer con todas estas botellas. (I don't know what to do with all these bottles.)

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Which bin should they use?

Lemonade and beer cans go in the yellow bin for metals.

Transcript:

Estamos limpiando el parque y hemos encontrado todas estas latas de limonada y cerveza. (We're tidying up the park and we've found all these lemonade and beer cans.)

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Which bin should they use?

She should put cardboard boxes in the orange bin for paper.

Transcript:

Tengo muchas cajas de cartón que quiero reciclar. ¿Qué hago con ellas? (I've got a lot of cardboard boxes that I want to recycle. What shall I do with them?)

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Which bin should they use?

Potato and carrot peelings and banana skins are vegetable waste - the green bin.

Transcript:

He pelado las patatas y las zanahorias y he quitado la piel a los plátanos. ¿Dónde tiro la basura? (I've peeled the potatoes and carrots and I've taken the skin off the bananas. Where shall I throw the rubbish?)

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Which bin would you use?

Cristal and vidrio are both words for glass and go in the blue bin.

Transcript:

¿Quieres tirar estos envases de cristal para mí? Ya están vacíos. (Will you throw away these glass containers for me? They're empty now.)