Mecklenburg makes pizza box recycling video

Perhaps one of the most long awaited changes in the recycling program for Mecklenburg County came in March. But many people still don't know you can now recycle pizza boxes.

So the county, in conjunction with the Government Channel, crafted a clever little video to help remind people.

In years past, pizza boxes were a frustrating no-no for folks who take their recycling seriously. Now, the problems posed by the residue left in the boxes is no longer an issue. Pizza boxes are now a welcome addition to any recycling container.

We helped spread the word along with some of the precious kids in the county's video. Check out the video portion of the story for the details. To see the video the county's pitch for pizza box recycling, check out

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