In some places in the world it’s okay to throw all of your trash into one bin, because it all gets sorted out in a facility that is purpose built to do this. I do not believe this technology has taken hold yet in suburban St. Paul, buy some of my coworkers are clearly giving it a go.
Someone in my small office decided it was worth their time to tape “recycle” to 4 sides of a trash can. Shortly afterward is was filled with garbage. The worst part about all of this is, we need to take our own trash or recycling.