If you're trying to lessen your carbon load, this might be where you're going wrong.
Dr Michelle Dickinson joined Newshub to share top tips and bust recycling myths.
"We've been denied… It's a little bit confusing 'cause we are doing everything they want us to do."
Associate Environment Minister Eugenie Sage also plans to standardise the nation's kerbside collections.
Nanogirl is on a mission to make recycling correctly simple for Kiwis.
Have you got a lot of old electronics, but don't know what to do with them?